17 Aug WGN-TV to Air Special “WGN News: Total Eclipse 2017” with Tom Skilling Live From the Path of Totality
August 17, 2017 – This Monday, August 21, Chicago’s Very Own Tom Skilling will be covering the historic eclipse LIVE from Carbondale, IL, the closest city to the point of greatest duration for the eclipse, from 1-2pm CT on “WGN NEWS: Total Eclipse 2017” on WGN-TV. The hour-long special will also be seen live on CLTV and live-streamed on WGNTV.com and the WGN News and LIVE apps. Skilling will also appear on WGN Morning News and WGN Midday News. In addition:
Interviews with scientists at both the Adler Planetarium and the Triton College Cernan Earth and Space Center as they prepare for the historic event.
Interviews with spectators gathered at viewing parties at Daley Plaza, John Hancock Center and in La Grange.
Plus, live pictures from NASA across the United States as they capture the path of the eclipse in various cities.
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