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NewsPaper Clippings

News about the bombing and hijacking appeared in papers all over the United States.  Readers in Creston, Iowa and Blythesville, Arkansas and Gallup, New Mexico followed the story in their local papers and on the evening news.  Below are a few of the clippings from 1976. Scroll over the text to read excerpts from Life Detonated.

Kathleen and Brian

"I can’t remember now what made me glance up at the leather-bound photo albums. But because I had ordered the room perfectly, I saw almost immediately they were out of order. Nineteen seventy-four was after 1976. I put my essay on the floor and pulled out 1976. The pages smelled like hot dusty floorboards and I flipped through photos of Keith, blowing out four candles on his birthday cake, a snap of Chris in his PJs attempting escape out the back door, and me, pregnant with Keith . . ."