Titanic’s Abandoned Bodies — Why It Paid to Be First Class, Especially When Dead

The above video features a brief explanation of what happened to the bodies that were found after the Titanic sunk.

What is most horrific about the account is that only identified bodies of first class passengers were kept for their families. All of the rest of the dead were weighted down and sank at sea.

See the entire clip from Jay Woelfel’s “Titanic: An Interactive History” for more intriguing details.