TITLE

Assassination and Counter-Revolution

PUB. DATE
May 1981
SOURCE
National Review;5/29/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p595
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the assassination attempts on Pope John Paul II and U.S. President Ronald Reagan in 1981. It examines several motives for the assassination attempt on the Pope. It assesses the threat posed by the Pope to the Soviet Union. It also speculates about the factors which contributed to the assassination attempt by John Hinckley upon the life of Reagan.
ACCESSION #
6068505

 

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