Op-ed column: When the big ship went down
Titanic sinking was an avoidable tragedy, claimed regional lives
Sunday, April 15, 2012
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The Titanic sank 20 years before I was born, but no other tragedy since the dawn of my awareness has so often insinuated itself into the reveries to which I am prone. There is a global community that shares that experience, mostly because the Titanic was the largest, most beautiful, most luxurious ocean liner built in its day, and because it sank on its maiden voyage...