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New York Daily News

New York Daily News
Sat, 31 Oct 2015 08:56:15 -0700

(Originally published by the Daily News on November 2, 1950. This story was written by Paul Healy.) WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 1 - The shooting in front of Blair House startled President Truman out of his usual midday nap today but otherwise did not alter ...
 
Huffington Post
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:54:52 -0700

This Friday, November 1, marks the 63rd anniversary of the 1950 assassination attempt on President Harry Truman by two Puerto Rican nationalists: Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola. Their goal was to call attention to the Puerto Rican independence ...

The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:40:27 -0700

For nearly four decades, Puerto Rico's police force illegally surveilled, tracked, and documented the lives of islanders sympathetic to the cause of independence from the United States. Late last year, authorities began releasing the last 4,000 ...

UPI.com

UPI.com
Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:30:48 -0700

A Ronald McDonald statue in front of a Bangkok, Thailand, McDonald's restaurant. On Nov. 1, 1990, McDonald's, under pressure from environmental groups, announced it would replace plastic food containers with paper. Photo by 1000 Words/Shutterstock.

findingDulcinea

findingDulcinea
Sat, 01 Nov 2008 03:01:35 -0700

On Nov. 1, 1950, two Puerto Rican nationalists, Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola, tried to assassinate President Truman in hopes of bringing their country closer to independence. Assassination Attempt Fails. facebook. Share. Puerto Rico had been in ...

The Southern

The Southern
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:56:15 -0700

Since 1865, four U.S. Presidents have been assassinated while in office. The four assassinations were all by gunshot. Abraham Lincoln, 16th President, was shot in Washington, DC on April 14, 1865 and died the following morning. James A. Garfield, the ...

Washington Post

Washington Post
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 07:29:06 -0700

Dear Jeff,. Welcome to The Post. I have read that the $250 million you paid for this newspaper is roughly 1 percent of your net worth, making it about as risky and consequential a purchase for you as a used 2003 Honda Civic might be for me. Still, I ...
 
Washington Post
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 15:26:04 -0700

Newspaper fronts throughout The Washington Post's history. Nov. 2, 1950 The Truman assassination attempt. The Washington Post. Buy Photo. Wait 1 second to continue. READ: Newspaper to be sold to Amazon founder. The company has agreed to sell its ...
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