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Conan Doyle, George Bernard Shaw and the Titanic

April 14, 2012 by
Filed under: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 

Sir Arthur Conan DoyleTomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

Most of us are familiar with the story.  In 1912, on its maiden voyage, the ocean liner struck an iceberg and sank.   Because there were not enough lifeboats over 1,500 lives were lost.

A little-known fact is that after the disaster Conan Doyle and George Bernard Shaw had a very public disagreement about how the disaster was characterized in the press.

You can read the full story about the dispute at our partner site, The Chronicles of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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