Robert Ballard

Perhaps no living human being knows more about the world’s shipwrecks than Robert Ballard.

He’s the world’s foremost authority on underwater and maritime archaeology.

Ballard led the undersea expedition that discovered the wreckage of the Titanic.

His crew discovered the Bismarck, and dozens of other famous shipwrecks.

Among my several interviews with Robert Ballard was the one you’re about to hear, from 1995. when he wrote a memoir of his work.

Here now, Robert Ballard, from 1995:

Today Robert Ballard is 77, and is a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island.