A screening of “EASTLAND: THE SHIPWRECK THAT SHOOK AMERICA” will air on Chicago’s WTTW (channel 11) on Friday, July 24th at 9 p.m. CT. It will also air on WTTW/Prime 11.2 on Sunday, July 26th at 7 p.m. *Scroll to the end to see more viewing times.
Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, appears in the documentary to explain the legal consequences of the tragic disaster and how those in charge were able to escape liability more than 100 years ago.
“One of the most compelling and electrifying documentaries I’ve ever seen. A brilliant film…extraordinary and haunting.”
– Chicago Tribune
“EASTLAND: THE SHIPWRECK THAT SHOOK AMERICA” is a documentary that shows how hundreds of immigrant factory workers and their families, setting out for a summer cruise in downtown Chicago in 1915, died aboard on a steamship that tipped over. 844 people died that day. The documentary also shows how the people responsible got away with it.
EASTLAND: THE SHIPWRECK THAT SHOOK AMERICA – PBS trailer from Harvey Moshman on Vimeo.
To learn more about the documentary, click here.
EASTLAND will be shown on the following PBS Stations in July:
Additional airings will happen in the summer of 2020.
KVCR Los Angeles CA Thursday 7/9/2020 8:00:00 PM
WTTW Chicago IL Friday 7/24/2020 9:00:00 PM
WTTW Prime Chicago IL Sunday 7/26/2020 7:00:00 PM
WPPT Philadelphia PA Saturday 7/4/2020 9:00:00 PM
WPPT Philadelphia PA Monday 7/6/2020 9:00:00 AM
WPPT Philadelphia PA Monday 7/6/2020 3:00:00 PM
WEFS Orlando FL Wednesday 7/8/2020 8:00:00 PM
WEFS Orlando FL Thursday 7/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
KCPT Kansas City MO Tuesday 7/14/2020 10:00:00 PM
KENW Albuquerque NM Tuesday 7/28/2020 7:00:00 AM
WITF Harrisburg PA Thursday 7/16/2020 3:00:00 AM
WBRA Roanoke-Lynchburg 7/19/2020 1:30:00 PM
WMSY Roanoke-Lynchburg 7/19/20201:30:00 PM
KSPS Spokane WA Thursday 7/9/2020 12:00:00 PM
KSPS Spokane WA Sunday 7/12/2020 2:00:00 PM
WEIU Champaign, IL 7/16/2020 9:00:00 PM
WTVP Peoria, IL 7/26/2020 6:00:00 PM
WSBN Tri-Cities, TN-VA 7/19/2020 1:30:00 PM
KAID Boise 7/18/2020 3:00:00 AM
KISU Idaho Falls 7/18/2020 3:00:00 AM
KIPT Twin Falls 7/18/202 03:00:00 AM