Newly Discovered Footage Shows Sinking Of SS Eastland Robert Siegel speaks with grad student Jeff Nichols about his recent find of footage from the 1915 SS Eastland disaster in Chicago.

Newly Discovered Footage Shows Sinking Of SS Eastland

Newly Discovered Footage Shows Sinking Of SS Eastland

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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.