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April 5, 2012

TV specials revisit Titanic's final moments

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-- "Why Ships Sink" (April 18 at 9 p.m. EDT on most PBS stations) is a "Nova" program that investigates the safety of current-day cruise ships, which keep getting bigger and bigger. Some engineers fear that these towering behemoths are dangerously unstable, and the recent tragedy of the Costa Concordia has raised new questions about their safety. "Nova" brings together marine engineering and safety experts to reconstruct the events that led to famous cruise disasters, including the ill-fated Concordia, the Sea Diamond and the Oceanos.

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