Up from The Grave

This is a CNN original audio docuseries podcast. Up from the Grave tells the story of one of the deadliest fires in Arkansas's history. That fire extinguished the lives of 21 boys-48 barely escaped-after being padlocked inside their dorm room at a reform school. Today, families are seeking closure and 60 years later, through comprehensive reporting, bombshell interviews of experts, one survivor and three sisters who lost their brothers in the fire---CNN examines what happened that dreadful night, and in the days following reveal how the state handled the investigation.

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Deadliest Fire... Best kept secret

A controversial fire that extinguished the lives of 21-black boys, in segregation-era Arkansas. Who were these boys? How did this happen? The idea of brushing...

Deadliest Fire... Best kept secret

A controversial fire extinguished the lives of 21 black boys, in segregation-era Arkansas. Who were these boys? How did this happen? The idea of brushing...
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