Chicago Stories

Chicago Stories: The Union Stockyards

04/22/2022 | 55m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

At the end of the 19th century, Chicago completely transformed the way Americans eat, and the Union Stockyards on the South Side were the center of that revolution. Experience the sights, sounds, and awful smells of the Union Stockyards and the complex of meat factories next to it, known as Packingtown.

Aired: 04/22/22

Rating: NR

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Chicago Stories is a local public television program presented by WTTW.