Chicago Stories

The Myth of Mrs. O'Leary

Clip: 10/09/2020 | 7m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

Catherine O’Leary and her cow become legend, cementing her place in history as a villain who burned Chicago to the ground. In the 1990s, the city of Chicago officially vindicates Catherine O’Leary.

Aired: 10/09/20

Rating: NR

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