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How Boston's Cocoanut Grove fire changed the nightclub experience

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This year marks 80 years since a fire consumed the Cocoanut Grove nightclub, killing nearly 500 people. Author Stephanie Schorow tells the story of the largest nightclub fire in U.S. history and its legacy in her newly revised book called "The Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire: A Boston Tragedy."

This segment aired on December 20, 2022.

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