42 min

An Interview with Actor Cotter Smith: Unpacking Senator Smith + the Titanic Inquiry's Legacy Unsinkable: The Titanic Podcast

    • History

Join me for a conversation with renowned actor Cotter Smith, who portrays Senator William Alden Smith in the new film Unsinkable: Titanic Untold. We discuss how he tackled playing this rather controversial Titanic figure, a man who spearheaded the United States Senate Inquiry in the immediate aftermath of the sinking; we also dissect how Smith has been treated in the ship's historiography and maybe why he’s not gotten the fairest shot. It was an absolute pleasure to meet Cotter. If you’d like...

Join me for a conversation with renowned actor Cotter Smith, who portrays Senator William Alden Smith in the new film Unsinkable: Titanic Untold. We discuss how he tackled playing this rather controversial Titanic figure, a man who spearheaded the United States Senate Inquiry in the immediate aftermath of the sinking; we also dissect how Smith has been treated in the ship's historiography and maybe why he’s not gotten the fairest shot. It was an absolute pleasure to meet Cotter. If you’d like...

42 min

Top Podcasts In History

Rachel Maddow Presents: Ultra
Rachel Maddow, MSNBC
The Rest Is History
Goalhanger Podcasts
American Scandal
Wondery
Everything Everywhere Daily
Gary Arndt | Glassbox Media
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
Dan Carlin
American History Tellers
Wondery