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johnnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-22-08 09:13 PM
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21. And I was lucky enough to see the station that showed the whole thing
...while eating my dinner... a big bowl of spaghetti.
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  -21 years ago today - Bud Dwyer. Anyone remember him and what did? LynneSin  Jan-22-08 08:41 PM   #0 
  - I remember it  dwickham   Jan-22-08 08:43 PM   #1 
  - Here, for those who missed it  RGBolen   Jan-22-08 08:43 PM   #2 
  - EXTREME GRAPHIC WARNING FOR THE ABOVE POST  LynneSin   Jan-22-08 08:51 PM   #10 
  - It has a warning, you can't click the link without seeing the warning  RGBolen   Jan-22-08 08:52 PM   #12 
     - Well at least you know I wasn't kidding about not wanting to see the link  LynneSin   Jan-22-08 08:55 PM   #13 
     - BTW, I did click on the link and there was no warning  LynneSin   Jan-22-08 08:59 PM   #17 
        - I meant in my post, I have a warning right above the link  RGBolen   Jan-22-08 09:01 PM   #18 
           - Well, I just wanted to put a serious warning out there  LynneSin   Jan-22-08 09:29 PM   #26 
  - Being from PA I remember it  RamboLiberal   Jan-22-08 08:57 PM   #15 
  - Oh the things a kid can see staying home on a snowy day and watching live TV!  JVS   Jan-22-08 10:00 PM   #31 
  - holy fucking shit.  Maine-ah   Jan-23-08 08:58 AM   #48 
  - I remember it...  Postman   Jan-22-08 08:44 PM   #3 
  - I had the misfortune of seeing this live  qanda   Jan-22-08 08:44 PM   #4 
  - You were at the event or just happen to be watching the press conference on TV?  LynneSin   Jan-22-08 08:50 PM   #9 
     - I just happened to be watching it  qanda   Jan-23-08 08:22 AM   #43 
  - yep  enigmatic   Jan-22-08 08:45 PM   #5 
  - And I was lucky enough to see the station that showed the whole thing  johnnie   Jan-22-08 09:13 PM   #21 
     - oy!  enigmatic   Jan-23-08 12:54 AM   #38 
  - The Filter song "Hey Man Nice Shot" was about this incident.  Tinman   Jan-22-08 08:46 PM   #6 
  - i remember seeing that and i can't remember who breaking in from ABC news.  chimpsrsmarter   Jan-22-08 08:48 PM   #7 
  - They don't give press conferences like that anymore.  SmellsLikeDeanSpirit   Jan-22-08 08:48 PM   #8 
  - no they really don't.  chimpsrsmarter   Jan-22-08 08:52 PM   #11 
  - That was a major story nationwide  MikeNearMcChord   Jan-22-08 08:56 PM   #14 
  - And parents were freaking out that it was on the evening news  LynneSin   Jan-22-08 08:57 PM   #16 
  - I vaguely recall, and never saw the footage -- but i just watched it. Heartbreaking.  gateley   Jan-22-08 09:03 PM   #19 
  - If it happened any other day other than 1/22 I probably would have forgotten it  LynneSin   Jan-22-08 09:30 PM   #27 
     - Oh my God -- a day that will live in your heart and mind forever. Sorry  gateley   Jan-22-08 09:57 PM   #29 
  - I didn't see it and don't care to ...  NewHampshireDem   Jan-22-08 09:04 PM   #20 
  - My favorite kind of republican  mitchum   Jan-22-08 09:18 PM   #22 
  - that's not really funny.  Dante_   Jan-22-08 11:10 PM   #35 
     - Not an attempt at "funny"; I was dead serious  mitchum   Jan-23-08 08:31 AM   #44 
  - It was a major media ethics lesson in journalism school  Nailzberg   Jan-22-08 09:19 PM   #23 
  - Another shooting shown live on TV  jkshaw   Jan-22-08 09:24 PM   #24 
  - My dad saw Oswald shot live on TV. Sunday morning.  Perragrande   Jan-22-08 09:36 PM   #28 
     - I remember that too. Not nearly as haunting as this one, though. nt  gateley   Jan-22-08 09:58 PM   #30 
  - I remember watching it live on ABC news.  JackBeck   Jan-22-08 09:24 PM   #25 
  - Yup. Lived in PA & saw it live; my circle called brown paper bags "Bud Dwyer holsters" for years. nm  dicksteele   Jan-22-08 10:06 PM   #32 
  - suicide is a dramatic way of saying  Neo   Jan-22-08 10:26 PM   #33 
  - It's the ultimate act of rebellion that's for sure.  SmellsLikeDeanSpirit   Jan-23-08 01:24 AM   #39 
  - Yep--grew up in Pittsburgh, saw news clips of it right after it happened--  wienerdoggie   Jan-22-08 10:33 PM   #34 
  - Now that was REAL reality TV. n/t  tuckessee   Jan-23-08 12:01 AM   #36 
  - I took care of someone after he tried this.  uppityperson   Jan-23-08 12:52 AM   #37 
  - Not from Pennsylvania but I remember it.  Jamastiene   Jan-23-08 01:46 AM   #40 
  - Yep.  SalmonChantedEvening   Jan-23-08 05:34 AM   #41 
  - Yep - Bob Casey Sr was just sworn in as governor  LynneSin   Jan-23-08 08:11 AM   #42 
  - Yep.  H2O Man   Jan-23-08 08:33 AM   #45 
  - I was in Europe (Spain) at the time.. and the video clip was the lead story on the news  LeftinOH   Jan-23-08 08:49 AM   #46 
  - I've studied the incident, but was only 1 when it happened.  Zynx   Jan-23-08 08:56 AM   #47 
  - Yeah, saw that, really screwy. nt  Javaman   Jan-23-08 10:26 AM   #49 

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