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Dec 19, 2020

Tyler Alderson talks with Richard Templeton, author of Across the Creek: Black Powder Explosions on the Brandywine. Templeton tells the story of the workers who made the powder that turned DuPont into one of the world's largest chemical companies, and the deadly accidents that cut many of their lives short. 56m.

Warning: This episode contains frank discussion of the aftermath of a gunpowder mill explosion and its physical effects on victims.