November 8, 2012 – Reuters, USA Today
With Election Over, ‘Saving The United States’ Takes on New Meaning and Urgency with Online Campaign, Reuters, Nov. 8, 2012.
SS United States Gallery, by Peter Knego, USA Today Travel.
With the election over, “Saving the United States” takes on new meaning and urgency — and the announcement of our upgraded online fundraiserSaveTheUnitedStates.org was picked up by Reuters this month. Read the full release here.
USA Today has also posted a comprehensive photo tour of the SS United States, featuring beautiful “present day” shots by Peter Knego (co-editor of MaritimeMatters.com) as well as historic material that tells the story of America’s Flagship from 1952 to the present. You can view their slideshow here.
Noted fashion blogger James Andrew has also posted an article on the SS United States, citing its position as a major fashion icon of the 1950s, as well as giving information about the Conservancy’s role in saving the ship and how people can help save her. You can read the article here.