Titanic: Interview with Eva Hart on the 75th Anniversary of the Sinking

As we approach the anniversary of the sinking of Titanic, many researchers are looking for sources that help tell the stories of the survivors. Eva Hart and her parents were on their way to Winnipeg, Canada from Ilford, England. Reposted by request from followers.

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“Over to You”, was the name of this program that must have been on cable television.  The segment was called “Titanic:  a Survivor’s Tale.”

A  school teacher in England, whose name was not recorded, conducts an interview with Eva Hart on the 75th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic in 1987. His skills are limited and she is annoyed by his handling of questions, but the information is riveting for Titanic enthusiasts.

Eva Hart was a seven-year-old child when she was traveling on the Titanic with her parents, Benjamin and Esther Hart.  They were a Jewish family from Ilford, England, and were on their way to a future in Winnipeg, Canada.  Her father, Benjamin, had a trusted friend who had returned to Ilford on vacation in 1911.  He was full of stories of his wonderful life in Winnipeg.  In this interview, Eva recalls that her father immediately seized…

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