Film Review | Eastland: Chicago’s Deadliest Day

One of Chicago’s best-kept secrets takes center stage in Chuck Coppola and Harvey Moshman’s documentary. The year is 1915, and thousands of Western Electric factory workers, most of whom are eastern-European immigrants, board the SS Eastland on the Chicago River to sail to neighboring Michigan City, Indiana, for a rare vacation day with their families. Unfortunately no one on the ship makes it to their destination that day.

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