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America's Worst Maritime Disaster: The Sinking of the Steamboat Sultana

From: KQAL
Series: Culture Clique
Length: 47:08

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Today on Culture Clique, we learn about an event in our country's history that is not widely known or talked about. Winona State University Professor Emeritus Jim Erickson discusses "America's Worst Maritime Disaster: The Sinking of The Steamboat Sultana" as part of Winona State University’s Athenaeum Series. Erickson will tell us why the Sultana is not as well known as other historic events and will use comparisons to the Titanic to illustrate just how horrific the demise was of this Mississippi River Steamboat Paddle wheeler. You're listening to Culture Clique.

Sultfoto1_small Today on Culture Clique, we learn about an event in our country's history that is not widely known or talked about. Winona State University Professor Emeritus Jim Erickson discusses "America's Worst Maritime Disaster: The Sinking of The Steamboat Sultana" as part of Winona State University’s Athenaeum Series. Erickson will tell us why the Sultana is not as well known as other historic events and will use comparisons to the Titanic to illustrate just how horrific the demise was of this Mississippi River Steamboat Paddle wheeler. You're listening to Culture Clique.

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