Due to my teaching schedule this semester, I will be unable to attend most of the events scheduled for this year’s Remembrance Week. As in years past, I will post stories from campus as I receive them. The first is a Daily Orange video of last night’s candlelight ceremony.
Syracuse University Will Never Forget with Remembrance Week For Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University announced the 2019-20 class of Remembrance Scholars. The scholars, who will join Lockerbie Scholars Brodi Chambers and Rowan Chisholm, are: Hassina Adams of Syracuse, an international relations major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program; Adam Bayer of Chappaqua,…Details
TEN YEARS AGO last Friday, then FBI Director Robert Mueller bundled himself in his tan trench coat against the cold December air in Washington, his scarf wrapped tightly around his neck. Sitting on a small stage at Arlington National Cemetery, he scanned the faces arrayed before him—the victims he’d come to know over years, relatives…Details
Karen Hunt was known as a kindly, quirky, and free-spirited individual. Her time in London did nothing to temper these qualities, but the young woman from Webster found a new measure of confidence, maturity, and independence in Notting Hill. When she debarked in Rochester on December 21, she would return weary but wiser to her…Details
Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am 103. I will provide links to articles as we move through the anniversary and weekend, but three articles recently caught my eye. Syracuse.com ran a story about Remembrance Scholars who often come to see the students they represent as friends. The Boston Globe has…Details
The FBI has posted a lengthy article on the bombing of Pan Am 103. A point easily forgotten is that the bombing remains an open case 30 years after the bombing.
As we approach the 30th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, the BBC has posted an essay, with extensive images, detailing the tragedy as told through the experiences of Lockerbie’s residents.