November 08, 2004

Today / November 9

by PG

Today in History (1965) - Catholic Worker member Roger Allen LaPorte sets himself on fire in front of the United Nations building in protest of the Vietnam War. Five years later, the Supreme Court refuses to hear Massachusetts v. Laird, a suit against the Secretary of Defense to enforce a state law granting residents the right to refuse military service in an undeclared war. Also the birthday of 1972 Vice Presidential candidates Sargent Shriver and Spiro Agnew.

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