Michael Hirsch


Two Families and One Lifeboat

By Michael Hirsch

Two Families and One Lifeboat
TITANIC ANNIVERSARY: The tale of Ida Straus giving up her lifeboat seat touched many. But a fresh probe suggests she was not the one who saved Belle and Meier Moor.Read More


Titan of the Sea Meets Its Match

By Michael Hirsch

Titan of the Sea Meets Its Match
A century after the sinking of the RMS Titanic, its story remains as fresh today as it was on the fateful night of April 14, 1912.Read More


One Person’s Quest To Find and Restore The Graves of the Triangle Fire’s Victims

By Michael Hirsch

One Person’s Quest To Find and Restore The Graves of the Triangle Fire’s Victims
Scattered among 16 cemeteries around New York they came to rest, the 146 people whose lives were violently cut short 100 years ago in one of the nation’s worst industrial disasters — the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.Read More






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