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Jonathan Martin, a nationwide political correspondent, recommends this BuzzFeed piece: “A riveting reconstruction of last year’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice, which was very nearly a ‘deadly, mass political assassination.’ Detailed and haunting, it will remind readers of an awful day that, if not for a group of brave people, could have been worse. But it also underscores how our hyper-charged news cycle has already pushed even this mass shooting to the edges of memory.”
This week in 1998, two strains of show-business historical past crossed in a tragic manner.
Among them was Frank Sinatra’s daughter Nancy, who lived simply 5 blocks away from her father. She later said that she’d planned on visiting her father that day, however had gotten engrossed within the farewell to Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer.
Sadly, about 14 minutes into the present, a 911 name was positioned from Mr. Sinatra’s dwelling in Beverly Hills. The singer had suffered a coronary heart assault.
The ambulance, which arrived just four minutes after the emergency name, raced via Los Angeles — the streets had been abandoned as a result of most individuals had been glued to the tv. But Mr. Sinatra, 82, by no means recovered.