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Was an Iceberg the Only Reason the Titanic Sank?

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Was an Iceberg the Only Reason the Titanic Sank?

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After the movie Titanic hit the silver screen, newly discovered evidence shed light on a brand new theory about why the ship was so easily sunk.

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For over a decade, "Titanic" stood as the world's top-grossing movie, an epic tale of love, adventure, disaster and sacrifice. When it was made, James Cameron was lauded for his attention to detail and accuracy, but modern technology and new theories are telling a different story of what really happened to the "unsinkable" ship. We interview historians, engineers, and scientists for their expert testimony. We even set simulated sail aboard a virtual Titanic to retrace the final moments before impact, and get to the bottom of the truth.

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