APRIL 16th 1912 – the ‘after-math’
TOTAL NUMBER OF PASSENGERS – 2,223
SURVIVORS – 706
VICTIMS – 1,517
Of the 53 children who perished… 52 were from steerage (3rd. class)
Odd words for a reporter; PROBABLY? MAYBE? Yet a noted member of the elite New York society was singled out for mention in the headline along with the owner of the White Star Line. PRIORITIES. The New York Times motto: ‘all the news that’s fit to print’.