On Our Shelves Now
Stories of tragedy and valor from the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 filled the pages of the Times-Dispatch in Richmond. Residents gathered to honor the fallen and cherish the survivors. From editorials to sermons, an outpouring of remembrance and remorse spread throughout the city. Debate ensued over who was to blame and what to think of it all. Richmonders of all walks of life joined the discourse. Author and local historian Walter Griggs Jr. reveals the interesting connections between the epic tragedy and the River City.