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Season 30 / Episode 5 and airs on 30 May 2018 00:00
American Experience is TV's most-watched history series and brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City's history. A dropped match on the 8th floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory sparked a fire that killed over a hundred innocent people trapped inside. The private industry of the American factory would never be the same. The 1911 fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York's Greenwich Village resulted in legislation ensuring the most comprehensive workplace safety laws in the U.S.
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