Monday, April 15, 2013

"Titanic 1912," by Ken Rossignol

101 years ago today, nearing midnight on the fourth day of its first Atlantic crossing, disaster struck the Titanic. In two hours the great boat had sunk to the bottom of the ocean. In this gripping history, see contemporary accounts of the heroes and martyrs, as well as the bravery and the blunders, of the men and women aboard the ill-fated ship.

Titanic 1912, by Ken Rossignol

Best Titanic Narrative Since - Lord's "Night to Remember!

"If you want to know the true 1912 saga of the Sinking of the Titanic --- this book is for you! Rossignol, a professional journalist by trade, has researched the news reports that came out in the newspapers of 1912." -- Bruce M. Caplan, author of the best-selling book, The Sinking of the Titanic, now in its 18th edition.

The original facts and details of the Titanic disaster from the newspapers of the world bring forward the story in a vivid and striking way!
Join the news stories in action as the first reports told of the RMS Titanic being towed to Halifax and all the passengers saved in erroneous first reports.
Learn how the survivors were saved and about the heroes of the night who sacrificed their own lives so that others may live.
The story of the heroes and the wonderful new wireless device that was so critical in saving lives as well as startling new details of a fire on board the Titanic which had been burning since the ship left port in Southampton. These details and others were on the front pages of great newspapers beginning hours after the ship sank. The U.S. Senate convened a hearing three days following the plunge to the ocean floor by the greatest ship ever built to that day.
Why did Capt. Smith ignore warnings of ice fields ahead?
Why were there only enough lifeboats for one-third of the passengers?
Was the ship speeding?
See the best photos and graphics that survive from the original coverage in this great book AND in the paperback version now available on Amazon.
This book on Kindle by a 21st century reporter looking back at the most significant disaster to that day in the 20th century will help you separate the facts from the fiction.

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Meet the Author

After covering hard news for 22 years while publishing a weekly newspaper, Rossignol sold the newspaper in 2010 and has begun devoting full time to writing and is now the author of fourteen books. The newest book, Pirate Trials, reveals the details of the actual trials of pirates in England, Scotland and the United States.

As a maritime history speaker, Rossignol enjoys meeting audiences around the world and discussing the original news stories of the sinking of the RMS Titanic and other maritime history topics.

In 2012 Rossignol has appeared on nine ships in the Pacific, Atlantic and Caribbean discussing the stories of the heroes of the Titanic, the explorations of the new world voyagers, the Bermuda Triangle and the history of piracy.

Rossignol appears at the Titanic Museum Attractions in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Branson, Missouri for book signings and to talk with visitors about the RMS Titanic.

He has appeared on Good Morning America, ABC 20/20; ABC World News Tonight and in a 2012 production of Discovery Channel Investigation Motives & Murders Series, A Body in the Bay.

News coverage of Rossignol's landmark civil rights case, represented by Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz re: United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Rossignol v Voorhaar, 2003, included articles in most major news outlets, as well as a column by syndicated columnist James J. Kilpatrick.

The story of the St. Mary's Today newspaper is now available in ebook and paperback: The Story of THE RAG! The book includes nearly 200 editorial cartoons that appeared over the years. A strong highway safety advocate, Rossignol also publishes the DWIHitParade.com which focuses on impaired driving and the monthly publication, The Chesapeake.

News coverage of Rossignol's DWIHitParade won an Emmy in 2012 for WJLA reporter Jay Korff and coverage of the St. Mary's Today newspaper by WUSA reporter Bruce Leshan was awarded an Emmy in 2000.

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