An Inside Look Into The Making Of “Eastland: Chicago’s Deadliest Day”

Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder

Bill Leff, Harvey Moshman, Chuck Coppola and Harry Teinowitz. (WGN Radio)

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Emmy-award producers Harvey Moshman and Chuck Coppola joins Bill Leff and Harry Teinowitz in the studio to talk about their new documentary, “Eastland: Chicago’s Deadliest Day”. The documentary, produced and written by Moshman and Coppola, tells the tragic but little-known story of the steamship that capsized while docked at the Chicago River on July 24, 1915, killing 844 people on board.

“Eastland: Chicago’s Deadliest Day” premieres on Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m. on WTTW-Channel 11. For additional airdates, visit wttw.com.

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