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CNN to broadcast HBO doc on Triangle factory fire

It has been 100 years since the catastrophic fire in a New York City factory, and to mark the anniversary, CNN will present the HBO documentary Triangle: Remembering the Fire.
March 24, 2011

(Photo courtesy of HBO)

It has been 100 years since the the catastrophic Triangle factory fire in New York City, and to mark the anniversary, CNN will present the HBO documentary Triangle: Remembering the Fire.

Airing on the news network on March 26, the doc tells the story of the 1911 fire that broke out at the Triangle Waist Company, trapping 146 mostly immigrant women and teenage girls inside. It was the worst disaster at a workplace in New York State until 9/11.

“We are so pleased that CNN has chosen to recognize this important documentary by broadcasting it on the network,” commented Sheila Nevins, president, HBO Documentary Films.

The documentary from director/producer Daphne Pinkerson and producer Marc Levin debuted on HBO on March 21 .

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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