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Titanic infographic / This isn't a book, but really interesting stories. Especially that of William T. Stead. What I want to know is: if he went to sit and read a book while the ship sank after all the boats had gone, how did anyone know he did this?
Washington Post Video: Explore the lives and memories of D.C. residents who boarded the Titanic in 1912.
Titanic's First Officer William McMaster Murdoch, who is treated as a local hero in his native town of Dalbeattie, Scotland, but was portrayed as a coward and a murderer in the multi-Oscar winning movie, Titanic. At a ceremony on the 86th anniversary of the ship's sinking, Scott Neeson, the executive vice-president of the film's makers 20th Century Fox, presented a check for five thousand pounds ($8,000 US dollars) to the Dalbeattie school as an apology to the bridge officer's relatives