Shooting in the House of Representatives (29 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 1 March, five members of the US Congress were wounded in the House of Representatives by four Puerto Rican independence supporters who fired at random from a spectators’ gallery.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Shooting in the House of Representatives". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5641, accessed 06 December 2016.]