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Source: Lincoln Daily Post
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “President M’Kinley Shot!”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Lincoln, Nebraska
Date of publication: 6 September 1901
Volume number: none
Issue number: none
Pagination: 1

“President M’Kinley Shot!” Lincoln Daily Post 6 Sept. 1901: p. 1.
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McKinley assassination; William McKinley (death: false reports).
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William McKinley.
The article (below) is accompanied on the same page with an illustration of William McKinley.


President M’Kinley Shot!

     Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 7,—(Special)—An assassin fired two shots into President McKinley’s body this afternoon. Accompanied by a distinguished party the president had viewed Niagara Falls this afternoon and was to hold a reception at the Temple of Music, Exposition.
     Both wounds are serious.
     An unknown crazy man did the shooting.
     As we go to press President McKinley is reported dead.



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