City in Shock

Honoring the Lessons and Legacy of the Hyatt Skywalk Collapse

Former Mayor Richard Berkley | Painful memories

Former Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Richard Berkley describes his experience and the painful memories that followed the Hyatt Regency hotel skywalk collapse on July, 17th, 1981. (KCTV5 video Eric Smith, videographer - Barney McCoy, reporter)


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Kansas City Star Books presents a commemorative book exploring the skywalks disaster and the lessons learned. Royalties from the book benefit the Skywalk Memorial Foundation’s efforts to build a permanent memorial. Order your copy