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Marking the Titanic's Demise

Friday, April 13, 2012

A shot of the crowd that gathered in the Jane Hotel ballroom on a recent Thursday night in the same room where the Titanic's surviving sailors once stood. A shot of the crowd that gathered in the Jane Hotel ballroom on a recent Thursday night in the same room where the Titanic's surviving sailors once stood. (Abbie Fentress Swanson/WNYC)

The 100-year anniversary of the Titanic disaster is coming up on Sunday, April 15. WNYC Culture Editor Abbie Fentress Swanson has compiled a list of ways to mark the event in New York City, and she joins us with a few interesting suggestions for Soundcheck listeners.

Check out WNYC's map of Titanic landmarks in New York City below. 

 

Guests:

Abbie Fentress Swanson

Comments [1]

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It was the "Legend of The USS Titanic"...
A talkin' strummin' satire by Jamie Brockett.
The USS Titanic _ "she was made of good Italian wood
good Italian iron _ folks said she'd never go down..."

Now, let's take another walk around the wheelhouse
Dragging a good bit of rope ~

& I was there at the Guggenheim Museum
April 14th, year ago today, on C Deck
It was a Thursday night just like in 1912
For Gavin Bryars', Sinking of The Titanic
When the Wordless Music Orchestra began to play
Down into the sea...

Apr. 15 2012 12:42 PM

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