Shipwreck of the SS Eastland

Michael McCarthy talked about the July 1915 capsizing of the SS Eastland in the Chicago River. 844 people died in the tragedy, including 22… read more

Shipwreck of the SS Eastland Michael McCarthy talked about the July 1915 capsizing of the SS Eastland in the Chicago River. 844 people died in the tragedy, including 22 entire families. Mr. McCarthy, author of Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland And the Shipwreck that Shook America, argued that a faulty water ballast system caused the docked ship to capsize. close

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Shipwreck of the SS Eastland

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Program ID:
325580-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 2015 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 26, 2015 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 24, 2015 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2015 | 10:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2015 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2015 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 25, 2015 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 25, 2015 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 26, 2015 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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