History of the Titanic program in Moultonborough

MOULTONBOROUGH — The new year of free historical programs sponsored by the Moultonborough Historical Society begins on Monday, April 14, with a program on the ever-fascinating history of the famous ocean liner "Titanic," presented by Ted Zalewski.

"All Aboard the Titanic" responds to people's enduring fascination with this historic, and very human, event. Including and moving beyond the physical facts of the story, Ted Zalewski explores the personal experiences of selected passengers and crew, including those with New Hampshire affiliations, emphasizing examples of individual courage and triumph. The program is co-sponsored by the Moultonborough Public Library and will take place in the library meeting room at 7:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided following the program, which is a New Hampshire Humanities Council Program.
Zalewski is a member of the Screen Actors Guild as well as a writer, educator and historian. He is a college and secondary school teacher at Lesley College and UMass Boston who lectures on historical, literary and natural history topics. He is nationally recognized as a foremost interpreter of Theodore Roosevelt and has presented his living history program on Roosevelt in 35 states, and at the Smithsonian Institution conferences for educators.

In 2012, he marked his fifth annual July 4th performance as Roosevelt at the Mount Washington Resort. He also presents programs on Longfellow, Hemingway, and Van Gogh, and has written children's books about hockey star Bobby Hull and Vince Lombardi. he is a graduate of the University of Illinois and the Harvard Graduate School of Education.