Walter Lord

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The Titanic is Walter Lord’s hobby and passion; he has been in touch with over 100 survivors, rescuers and others connected with the disaster and sifted out all the conflicting evidence and legend. On such research he has based this article and his book, A Night To Remember (just published by Henry Holt), which should remain a classic of the sea. He is a Yale law graduate and an advertising executive.

Articles by this Contributor

April 1958

“Why Oh! Why should death’s darts reach the young and brilliant —”

August 1972

The year was 1814, and within three weeks our “young and not always wise” nation suffered acute shame and astonishing victory

December 1955

The first and last trip of the “unsinkable” Titanic