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Source: Meriden Weekly Republican
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: “Martyrdom Missing”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Meriden, Connecticut
Date of publication: 12 September 1901
Volume number: 36
Issue number: 42
Pagination: 4

 
Citation
“Martyrdom Missing.” Meriden Weekly Republican 12 Sept. 1901 v36n42: p. 4.
 
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Keywords
McKinley assassination (news coverage); Leon Czolgosz (incarceration: Buffalo, NY); McKinley assassination (personal response); Leon Czolgosz.
 
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz.
 
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Martyrdom Missing

     Reputable papers have acceded to the request of the governmental authorities to refrain as far as possible from exploiting the assassin of the president.
     Czolgosz has not been allowed to be the cat’s paw [t]o rake out the chestnuts for the yellow journals. He has been closely guarded and prom[i]scuous interviews have been denied.
     The martyrdom which the murderer thought he would enjoy is not forthcoming. He has only his own knowledge of the deed to comfort him. He has not experienced the bliss of “seeing himself in print” nor is he aware of how his deed is regarded by vipers like himself.

 

 


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