Was anyone brought to justice for a Chicago disaster that killed over 800 people?

Justin Kaufmann

Justin Kaufmann and Harvey Moshman

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WTTW Producers Harvey Moshman and Chuck Coppola join Justin to discuss their documentary, “Eastland: Chicago’s Deadliest Day.” Harvey and Chuck talk about the details surrounding the Eastland disaster, why they decided to make this film, why the story of the Eastland interested them, what they learned about the disaster while making this documentary, why this story isn’t more widely known and the reasons why nobody has been prosecuted for the mistakes that led to the disaster. You can watch the documentary this week on WTTW.

This is the podcast for The Justin Kaufmann Show. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.



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