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Source: Iowa State Register
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial column
Document title: “In General and Particular”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Des Moines, Iowa
Date of publication: 8 September 1901
Volume number: 46
Issue number: 211
Pagination: 12

“In General and Particular.” Iowa State Register 8 Sept. 1901 v46n211: p. 12.
McKinley assassination (personal response); Secret Service (criticism).
Named persons
William McKinley.


In General and Particular [excerpt]

     The utter worthlessness of detectives and secret service agents was proved in the assassination of President McKinley. Several were close to the president, and others were scattered through the crowd, yet not one of them detected the anarchistic assassin, notwithstanding the cloth that covered his revolver was plainly seen over his hand long before he reached the president.



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