Archive for January, 2016

Photo provided by Bob Wyss.

Photo provided by Bob Wyss.

“The parents and grandparents of the people in St. Louis are the big heroes,” Bob Wyss said. “They looked at a problem and they resolved it, and they should be credited for what they did.”

Bob Wyss, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Connecticut, created a blog called, “A Coal Black Sky.” The blog is the story of how St. Louis overcame an air pollution problem in the late 1930s and early 1940s that was so intense the street lights had to be lit during the day due to coal smoke.

Wyss spoke wtih Don Corrigan about his blog on this edition of “Behind The Editor’s Curtain.” For more information and to hear the podcast interview with Bob Wyss CLICK HERE.

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