Don Rose writes a book about his father’s life as a judge in Columbus and discovers that his father worked on the Ohio Penitentiary fire of 1930. This discovery sets Don on a journey to uncover the full story of the third-deadliest building fire in U.S. history.
On this episode of Columbus Neighborhoods, we take a look at Columbus public institutions that have helped shape our city, including the Ohio Penitentiary, the Ohio School for the Deaf and the Ohio Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Host Charlene Brown visits with Carlton “Skip” Bergquist to talk about his experience growing up with a hearing impairment in Columbus. Here, Bergquist shows us the hearing aids he’s used through the years.