Independent Lens

Trailer | Decade of Fire

Preview: Season 21 Episode 2 | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Decade of Fire covers a shocking but untold piece of American urban history, when the South Bronx was on fire in the 1970s. Left unprotected by the city government, nearly a quarter-million people were displaced as their close-knit, multiethnic neighborhood burned to the ground. Decade of Fire also shows what can happen when a community chooses to fight back and reclaim their neighborhood.

Aired: 11/04/19

Rating: TV-PG

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