Skip to main content

Normandie Postscripts

July 2024
1min read

About the Normandie (“The Ship That Died of Carelessness,” December 1983 issue), I think Walter Winchell had the last word. After the courts had rendered a decision that no one was to blame for the disaster, he wrote in his column that “if no one was to blame, all they had to find out was who pushed it over.”

Enjoy our work? Help us keep going.

Now in its 75th year, American Heritage relies on contributions from readers like you to survive. You can support this magazine of trusted historical writing and the volunteers that sustain it by donating today.