Newly Discovered Footage Shows Sinking Of SS Eastland

February 10, 2015

Robert Siegel speaks with grad student Jeff Nichols about his recent find of footage from the SS Eastland disaster in July 1915. Nichols, who is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, found the clip while researching for his dissertation on Chicago and World War I propaganda.

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