Our Lady of the Angels Fire 1958–A tragic event for Chicago Italian Catholics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52wozqeGJW0   copy the URL into your browser to see a video of an event that took place several years ago at Casa Italia– “Remembering Our Lady of the Angels—An Italian American Tragedy.” John Kuenster, author of “To Sleep with the Angels” will discussed the 1958 tragedy that decimated a large Italian-American community.  Professor Robt. Lombardo (Loyola University) who was a student at OLA when the fire took place does a short presentation.  Another source for this event is the WTTW documentary “Angels too Soon.” Paul and Cathy Ciminello also participated in the open discussion following the various presentations.