The Way It Was - Eva Hart

Eva Hart was seven years old when she and her parents (pictured here) boarded the Titanic on its maiden voyage. Speaking to Roger Clark 75 years later, she shares her personal account of the disaster in vivid detail, from her mother's first premonitions of doom to the years after the tragedy, which saw her become a minor celebrity.

After recording this interview, Eva Hart attended a number of conventions organised by the Titanic Historical Society. She wrote her autobiography, Shadow of the Titanic - A Survivor's Story, in 1994. When Eva died two years later, aged 91, eight other survivors were still alive.

Picture courtesy of Southampton Story.

Originally broadcast 11 April 1987.

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