Thirty years ago, before information spread easily and freely, a reporter phoned in the story of John Lennon's murder.
posted by - 12:55 AM
It was a terrible, terrible day. It ranks with others that mark my spirit: January 30, 1948 -- MK Gandhi; November 22, 1963 -- JFK; April 4, 1968 -- MLK; June 5, 1968 -- RFK. In my mind all these assassinations are linked. But their deaths could not kill the spirit they embodied, even as Yoko said at the time of John's death.
Oh and Benazir Bhutto, December 27 ... and all the liberals killed recently who are listed on this page: