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Rosa Parks with former US President Bill Clinton

This Week in History: 10-19-2014


Rosa Parks with former US President Bill Clinton

West Palm Beach criminal lawyer Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that occurred this week in past years.  How many do you remember?

On October 19, 1982, John Delorean was arrested on drug trafficking and money laundering charges; a federal grand jury later finds he was entrapped and acquits on all charges.

On October 19, 2005 deposed Iraqi president Saddam Hussein defiantly pleads not guilty to crimes against humanity as his trial opens in Iraq.

On October 20, 1973 the “Saturday Night Massacre” occurred: President Nixon ordered Attorney General Elliot Richardson to fire Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox;  Richardson and DAG William Ruckelshaus resigned in protest.

On October 24, 2005 Rosa Parks, civil rights activist, died at 92.

Quote:  “There are two types of people in  this world, those that are humble and those about to be.” –Anonymous

Have a Great Week!

Photo of the Week

Marlin “Mar Mar” Landers; 4/15/00-10/15/14
God Bless Mar Mar!

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