Shooting in the House of Representatives

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Shooting in the House of Representatives". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
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