Monday, May 20, 2024


Gallery: Ocean Explorer in Library Talk

Scenes from tonight’s Westport Library overflow talk by Robert Ballard, an ocean explorer most known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998. He discovered the wreck of John F. Kennedy’s PT-109 in 2002. He was in conversation with Andrew Wilk. In the Q&A with the audience, someone asked, what was your favorite exploration?  Ballard, 77, snapped back: “The one I’m going to do next.” Dave Matlow for

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