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Knickerbocker Press, Albany, New York, Saturday, April 20, 1912, with headline "Ismay Admits Titanic

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Knickerbocker Press, Albany, New York, Saturday, April 20, 1912, with headline  Ismay Admits Titanic
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Knickerbocker Press, Albany, New York, Saturday, April 20, 1912, with headline "Ismay Admits Titanic Was Rushed at High Speed to Doom Despite Danger Warnings." 17" x 12". Fascinating relic of the tragic sinking of the Titanic, with headline featuring the account by Joseph Bruce Ismay, an English businessman who was the managing director and chairman of the White Star Line, which owned the RMS Titanic. He was on board the ship when it hit an iceberg on the evening of April 14, 1912, and he survived by taking the last lifeboat, Collapsible C. Later he was roundly criticized by the American press. With photo-certificate.