Eastland: The Shipwreck that Shook America

1 x 53′ and 1 x 83′, HD

Hundreds of immigrant factory workers and their families boarded the steamship Eastland for a leisurely summer cruise on the Chicago River, unsuspecting of its history of near-capsizings. EASTLAND combines story lines of immigrant exploitation, greed, corruption, a cover-up, and 844 casualties in one of America’s worst maritime tragedies.