WSIU InFocus

Geoff Partlow

Special | 28m 48s

On this edition of WSIU InFocus, Geoff Partlow discusses his new book, "America's Deadliest Twister, The Tri-State Tornado of 1925." Partlow, a historian specializing in stories about southern Illinois, gives a vivid account of the giant tornado that killed 695 people as it carved a 219-mile path of destruction across parts of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois, and southwest Indiana.

Aired: 10/10/14

Rating: NR

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WSIU InFocus is a local public television program presented by WSIU.