February 26, 1979 major network news report about the United States of America’s and Canada’s last total solar eclipse. This event occured mainly for the American northwest and for the Manitoba region of Canada. The totality last over 2 minutes and 40 seconds very much the United States of America’s next total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. As clearly mentioned at the begining of this report by the anchorman, the next total solar eclipse was 38 years from then which is now–2017! This eclipse will start in America’s northwest as before in Oregon but will traverse the U.S. all the way to South Carolina covering 14 states! Make sure you make your way into the path of totality to enjoy nature’s most awesome spectacle all for free!