What’s to compare to COVID-19? Go back a century when the Spanish Flu swept the nation and the world.

Tim Kiska tells the story about what happened here in his Detroit History Podcast, Special Edition: Detroit’s Response to the 1918 Spanish Flu.

One Detroit’s Christy McDonald talks to the historian about what he learned regarding that devastating pandemic.

Kiska, a long time newsman and journalism professor at the University of Michigan Dearborn also discusses the future of news as we work through this crisis.