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Titanic Centenary

Titanic Anniversary Memorial

AP | LEFTERIS PITARAKIS and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

ABOARD MS BALMORAL — With prayers, a hymn and a moment of silence broken by a ship's deep whistle, passengers and crew on a memorial trip marked...

Titanic 100 Year Anniversary: How 20th Century American Folk Singers Sold The Sinking Ship

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 06.13.2012 | Home
Stephen D. Winick

A hundred years ago when the Titanic sank, people didn't have TV or radio to bring the news into their homes. If you wanted the day's top stories delivered with the immediacy of a human voice, you did what your ancestors had done for centuries: you sought out your local minstrel.


AP | LEFTERIS PITARAKIS and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

ABOARD MS BALMORAL — In the birthplace of the Titanic, residents gathered for a choral requiem. In the North Atlantic, above the ship's final re...

The Secret Gay History Of The Titanic

Posted 04.15.2012 | Gay Voices

The R.M.S. Titanic continues to remain a heartbreaking emblem of maritime history 100 years after her ill-fated maiden voyage. Now one historian is sh...

WATCH: Titanic Jamboree's Missing Story - Bruce Ismay Not the Villain?

David Tereshchuk | Posted 06.11.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Chairman of the White Star Line Ismay notoriously managed to escape into a lifeboat along with women and children. But was this simply an example of brutish, unmanly selfishness? Or was there some other explanation for his survival?

PHOTOS: 10 Titanic Anniversary Sights

Cheapflights | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel

There are a few key sites on the Titanic trail and some geographically more distant that are also marking the anniversary with exhibitions and events.

21 People Who Didn't Know The Titanic Was A Real Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.04.2012 | Entertainment

With all of the buzz surrounding James Cameron's "Titanic 3D" release, it's only natural that some people are going to overlook the real tragedy behin...

Titanic: Why It Still Matters

Robert Sullivan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Books
Robert Sullivan

Titanic had a thorough mix of humanity, traveling together toward whatever fate awaited. That fate, everyone figured, was a docking in New York. But an iceberg intervened and here is where the question "Why do we still care about Titanic?" gets more interesting.

2012 Media Windfalls to Watch For

David Tereshchuk | Posted 03.06.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

This coming weekend, on January 8th, I foresee that just a few dedicated media practitioners outside of Africa will mark the passing of a hundred years since the hot and dusty day when Nelson Mandela's movement, the African National Congress, was first formed.