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Daily Express Article on One Hundred and Sixty Minutes the Race to Rescue the RMS Titanic

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WGN Chicago John Landecker Titanic Interview

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One Hundred and Sixty Minutes: The Race to Save the RMS Titanic

One Hundred and Sixty Minutes: The Race to Save the RMS Titanic

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WGN Interview with John Landecker on Titanic Tonight 7 30 Listen IN

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Amazing Five Star Review of One Hundred and Sixty Minutes the Race to Rescue the RMS Titanic

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Normally, I wait a few days after finishing a book before I review it, but I literally just finished reading One Hundred and Sixty Minutes: The Race to Save the RMS Titanic by William Hazelgrove. I absolutely loved this book! If you think you know the history of the Titanic, think again and read this book. Hazelgrove morphs a seemingly well known story into a riveting tale in this stunning book!

Clearly, the book is about the Titanic, but it’s so much more than your run-of-the-mill Titanic story. The author adds a new depth to the story by dispelling the idea that it was tragically unpreventable, and that people accepted their fates with honor and grace. He paints a vivid picture of the true heroes of the story: the two wireless officers on board, Jack Phillips & Harold Bride, along with the Captain of the Carpathia, Arthur Rostrun.

Frequently, I have mixed feelings about many nonfiction books because the actual story is interesting, but the stories are not always conveyed in a captivating way. However, I was enthralled with this book throughout its entirety. Honestly, there are not many nonfiction books that I would consider “page-turners” or that I literally couldn’t put down, but I finished this book in under 48 hours.

Truthfully, when I requested this book on NetGalley, I was interested because the lore around the Titanic is fascinating to me, but I had never read a book about it before. I kind of thought, “If you’ve read one book about the Titanic, you’ve read them all,” but it is abundantly clear that Hazelgrove’s book is original and unique.

He refrains from depicting the story through rose colored lenses. He points to multiple mistakes that could have been avoided, which could have saved all the lives that were lost, or circumnavigated the disaster entirely. While he admits that this event shows a failure of human compassion, the fact that he highlights the unsung heroes of the tragedy, left me with a sense of hope and inspiration.

Whether you’re particularly interested in the Titanic or not, this is a book everyone should read! It’s quite possibly one of the best nonfiction books I’ve ever read!

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New Book on Titanic States That Everyone Could Have Been Saved

Posted by on Aug 24, 2021 in General News | Comments Off on New Book on Titanic States That Everyone Could Have Been Saved


ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY MINUTES THE RACE TO SAVE THE RMS TITANIC
The Incredible Not Told Story that Shows No One Should Have Died on the Night Titanic Sank
By
William Hazelgrove
TALKING POINTS

*On the Night of August 14 1912 The RMS Titanic Struck an iceberg with only 160 minutes before she sank beneath the waves. We have been told from Titanic mythology her fate was sealed and no one could have saved the 1521 people. The real story is that every one who froze in the North Atlantic could have been saved if it were not for human failing

*The First Class passengers who entered the rowboats were told to ROW TOWARD A LIGHT that was so close Captain Smith told the passengers it was a ship coming to their rescue. Titanic then began morsing the ship with a lantern and sending up rockets. The ship was the RMS Californian commanded by Captain Lord who had gone to bed and his wireless operator had turned off his set.

*The two wireless operators sent out SOS signals that reached New York and New Jersey and no less than ten ships that turned toward Titanic. One of the first ships was the MT Temple commanded by Captain Moore. The Mt Temple reached the Titanic while she was still floating with rockets shooting into the sky. Captain Moore then refused to enter the icefield and save the Titanic.

Officers on board the Californian watched Titanic sinking and saw her distress rockets. They woke Captain Lord up and pointed them out and he denied it was the Titanic even after he asked the wireless operator if there were any ships in the area and he told him only the Titanic. Captain Lord forbid anyone to speak of what they were seeing and left the officers to watch Titanic sink in front of them. The California was only ten miles away.

The lifeboats were less than half full and comprised of mostly First Class Passengers. Another 400 people could have been rescued if they had returned but only one boat went back. The other twenty lifeboats watched as 1521 people drowned and froze to death in front of them.

Only Captain Rostrom of the Carpathia came to the rescue of Titanic from Fifty Miles away zigzagging around icebergs but he was too late to save the 1500 people in the water. Newspapers interviewed the crew of the California and the Mount Temple along with passengers. Captain Lord was found guilty in British and American inquiries of not going to the rescue of a ship in distress and was disgraced. Captain Moore escaped the inquiries but history has finally caught up with him after voluminous testimonials by a crew that contemplated mutiny and passengers who were forbidden to go up on deck but snuck up and saw the Titanic sinking.

Al Capone and the 1933 Worlds Fair Tonight

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After The Devil in the White City there was Al Capone and the 1933 Worlds Fair

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French Television Crew films episode in Washington DC on The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in General News | Comments Off on French Television Crew films episode in Washington DC on The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson

A French Television program on interesting stories in the United States filmed for half a day in Washington based on Madam President The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson