Titanic

Titanic: Voyage To The Past
10:46 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

Remembering The Titanic's Intrepid Bandleader

Portraits of Wallace Hartley (top center) and the other musicians aboard the Titanic, published after the ship sank in 1912.
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Originally published on Fri April 13, 2012 5:17 am

This weekend marks the centennial of the Titanic disaster. One hundred years ago Saturday, the ship that, as legend had it, "God himself couldn't sink," struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic. It was about 20 minutes to midnight on April 14, 1912. Two hours and 40 minutes later, the Titanic was gone.

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Creatively Speaking
12:21 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

TITANIC Centenary

As various Philadelphia-area organizations mark the centennial of the sinking of Titanic, WRTI's Susan Lewis considers the doomed luxury liner, some of  its local connections, and its legacy.

News & Views
4:15 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Philadelphians on the TITANIC

Harry Elkins Widener at Harvard University

One hundred years after the sinking of the luxury liner that was believed to be virtually unsinkable, WRTI's Susan Lewis considers the legacy of TITANIC in our community.