Assassinations

 
April 20 2015, Cal Schoonover
Five days after General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, ending the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre.by Cal Schoonover By the time...
 
January 15 2015, Denise Noe
The assassination of President James Garfield cut short one of the most astounding political careers in U.S. history. Like few presidents before or after him, Garfield possessed a flexible mind and...
 
January 8 2015, Robert Walsh
Like the assassins of Presidents Lincoln and Garfield, anarchist Leon Czolgosz shot President William McKinley at point-blank range. Eight days later, after enduring inept medical treatment, McKinley...
 
November 12 2014, Robert Walsh
The death of former White House Press Secretary James Brady on August 4, 2014, -- grievously wounded during John Hinckley's attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981 -- was ruled a murder...
 
October 10 2009, Ronald J. Lawrence
Spica car bombing Sonny Spica, the rash protégé of St. Louis Outfit boss Tony Giordano, was a marked man. Nick Civella in Kansas City wanted him dead and so did Ray Flynn, the most violent labor...
 
October 9 2009,
  These photos of whites torturing and lynching black men present a side of U.S. history that most history books ignore. They provide one of the many reasons why blacks (and Indians) hold a...

The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

April 20 2015, 0 Comments
Five days after General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, ending the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre.by Cal Schoonover By the time...

The Assassination of President James Garfield

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The assassination of President James Garfield cut short one of the most astounding political careers in U.S. history. Like few presidents before or after him, Garfield possessed a flexible mind and...

The Assassination of President William McKinley

January 8 2015, 0 Comments
Like the assassins of Presidents Lincoln and Garfield, anarchist Leon Czolgosz shot President William McKinley at point-blank range. Eight days later, after enduring inept medical treatment, McKinley...
Dec 14, 2009
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Dec 14, 2009   Bryan de la Beckwith It would take 31-years to bring white supremacist Bryan de la Beckwith to justice for the assassination of Medgar Evers. by Randy Radic His name was Byron de la Beckwith, but his friends called him “Delay.”  A descendant of...
Oct 3, 2009
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Examining some of the more recent theories of the crime, including allegations that there was a St. Louis conspiracy. by J. J. Maloney As 69-year-old James Earl Ray wasted away in a Tennessee prison - suffering from terminal liver disease - even the family of Dr. Martin...
Oct 2, 2009
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(rev. March 27, 2009) Lee Harvey Oswald (center) Jack Ruby (right) There's no hard evidence that he did, but numerous people say they saw Oswald at Ruby's club, The Carousel, weeks before the JFK assassination. by Don Fulsom Jack Ruby (born Jacob Rubenstein) was a...
Apr 20, 2015
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Five days after General Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, ending the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre.by Cal Schoonover By the time President Abraham Lincoln and his party arrived at Ford’s Theatre, the play Our American...
Jan 15, 2015
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The assassination of President James Garfield cut short one of the most astounding political careers in U.S. history. Like few presidents before or after him, Garfield possessed a flexible mind and an ability to work well with others. His goal of integrating the recently freed...
Jan 8, 2015
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Like the assassins of Presidents Lincoln and Garfield, anarchist Leon Czolgosz shot President William McKinley at point-blank range. Eight days later, after enduring inept medical treatment, McKinley died.  by Robert Walsh  “I killed the President because he was an...
Nov 12, 2014
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The death of former White House Press Secretary James Brady on August 4, 2014, -- grievously wounded during John Hinckley's attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981 -- was ruled a murder by the Virginia Medical Examiner.by Robert Walsh “Honey, I forgot to duck…” –...
Apr 14, 2014
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This article is adapted from Mel Ayton’s latest book, Hunting the President, an examination of plots, threats and assassination attempts against American presidents. The book was published by Regnery Publishing in April 2014. by Mel Ayton The history of the American...
Nov 18, 2013
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A mellinial generation  member weighs in on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. by Kristen Pulkstenis I turned to my younger sister.  “Hey, Lauren?” “Yeah?” “What do you know about JFK’s assassination?” “Not much.” “How did he die?” She thought a moment...
Nov 17, 2013
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Lee Harvey Oswald posing with the murder weapon he bought from an ad in American Rifleman. An advertisement in the NRA’s American Rifleman led Lee Harvey Oswald to purchase the rifle and scope used in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. by David Robb If not for...

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