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Looking Back


100 years ago

Francisco I. Madero, deposed president of Mexico, was assassinated in the streets of the capitol by the minions of Victoriano Huerta shortly after midnight. Jose Marie Pino Suarez, deposed vice president, who rejected an offer of his life as the price of disloyalty, also was slain by the same hand that murdered his chief. The double assassination took place in an automobile in which the victims were being taken to the penitentiary, the echos of its shots mingeling (sic) with the dying strains of the American celebrations of the “Father of the United States” (sic).

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