On April 4, 1968, shortly after 6 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot on the second story balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King was in town to support a sanitation workers’ strike and was on his way to dinner when a bullet struck him in the jaw and severed […]

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Sandy on August 27th, 2012

I remember very clearly while driving home from work on New York’s Long Island (August 27 1979), hearing the news on my car radio that Lord Louis Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, had been assassinated by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) terrorists. Mountbatten  was spending the day on his fishing boat Shadow V in […]

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