064: A Night to Remember

Sixteen-year old newsboy Ned Parfett hawks newspapers reporting the Titanic disaster outside the London office of White Star Line. Ned would later enlist in the Royal Artillery and be killed in action on October 28, 1918, just two weeks before the end of the Great War.

The world’s largest ocean liner, Titanic, strikes an iceberg and sinks on the night of April 14, 1912, becoming history’s most famous maritime disaster.

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

Overture to Oberon, or The Elf King’s Oath
Composed in 1826 by Carl Maria von Weber. Public domain.
Performed by The United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.

“Alexander’s Ragtime Band”
Composed in 1911 by Irving Berlin. Public domain.

“Eternal Father, Strong to Save”
Composed in 1860 by William Whiting. Public domain.
Performed by The United States Navy Band. Public domain recording. Source.

Closing Theme

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