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Up from the Grave

This is CNN's first ever original audio immersion 3-D podcast. Up from the Grave tells the story of one of the deadliest fires in Arkansas's history. That fire extinguished the lives of 21 boys-48 barely escaped-after being padlocked inside their dorm room at a reform school. 60 years later, through comprehensive reporting, bombshell interviews of experts, one survivor and three sisters who lost their brothers in the fire---CNN examines what happened that dreadful night, and in the days following reveal how the state handled the investigation.

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Not Yet Over
Up from the Grave
Jun 28, 2019
In 2019, during our reporting, suddenly there are new developments. After decades of not recognizing the boys or fire---the state of Arkansas has a change of heart. What took them so long, and was it enough?