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Revisit the shocking and oft-forgotten impacts of a deadly heat wave that overtook Chicago in 1995.
Learn the story of a heat wave that overtook Chicago in July 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American. The heat wave revealed a long-term crisis of poverty, racism, and economic and social isolation in the city.
INDEPENDENT LENS "Cooked: Survival by Zip Code" full-length program. Premieres Monday, February 3, 2020, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET.Watch