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Source: Coast Review
Source type: journal
Document type: editorial
Document title: “The Nation Mourns”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: September 1901
Volume number: 60
Issue number: 3
Pagination: 516

 
Citation
“The Nation Mourns.” Coast Review Sept. 1901 v60n3: p. 516.
 
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Keywords
McKinley assassination (personal response).
 
Named persons
William McKinley.
 
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The Nation Mourns

     The President of the United States, one of Nature’s noblemen, stricken by an assassin, is dead. The whole Nation mourns the loss of a great and good man.
     Mr. McKinley was probably the most popular President the Nation has had. The grief of the people is deep and universal.
     The awful crime was without a shadow of reason. In execrating the cowardly assassin, let it be confessed with shame and humiliation that anarchy has been tolerated, in the slums of cities, and in the columns of yellow journals. The murderer, with the unpronounceable Polish name, is scarcely more guilty than the wretched writers who taught him lies.

 

 


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