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The Big Event


Mar 8, 2018

Episode 20 of The Big Event podcast is a tribute to the 1970s and 1980s amusement park Marine World Africa U.S.A. The Big Event host Peter Hartlaub shares his memories, and invites Chronicle education reporter Jill Tucker, who was a safari ride boat operator. Before the Marine World tribute, Hartlaub and Tucker talk about covering the 2017 Wine Country Fires. The Chronicle recently won a Scripps Howard Award for breaking news for its coverage of the fires.

Recorded in the San Francisco Chroncile’s basement archive.

Theme music is "The Tide Will Rise" by the Sunset Shipwrecks. Opening signature by Leah Garchik.