National Press Club

Pride of the Sea: Fight for Survival

November 17, 2004

About This Video

Run time: 55 minutes

Mr. Waldron was interviewed about his first book Pride of the Sea: Courage, Disaster, and a Fight for Survival, published by Citadel Press. Mr. Waldron covered the story of the sinking of the Pride of Baltimore as a newspaper reporter in Baltimore. The ship, built in 1976 to represent the city, was a reproduction of an historic clipper ship. It sank on May 14, 1986 when it was struck by an unexpected squall.