Twenty Eighteen marks the thirtieth anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, and there has been a flurry of activity over the past few weeks as families and friends make plans to commemorate the anniversary on December 21. This year’s Remembrance Week begins with the candlelight service this coming Sunday. The full list…Details
The linked video, recorded during the Lockerbie bombing trial in 2000, features Daniel Cohen at 1;53. Cohen, who lost his daughter Theodora on Pan Am Flight 103, died at the age of 82 this past Wednesday.
The New York Times honored Daniel Cohen, father of Theodora Cohen, in a lengthy obituary. “Theo,” a theater major, was one of 35 Syracuse University students aboard Pan Am Flight 103. In the wake of her death, Daniel and Susan Cohen became prominent activists in the effort to bring the perpetrators to justice. Daniel and…Details
Syracuse University announced the selection of the 35 Remembrance Scholars for the 2018-2019 academic year. This year’s Remembrance Week, which will culminate with the rose-laying ceremony and convocation on November 2, will mark the 30th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Katie Berrell • Long Lake, Minnesota • School of Education. Kenneth Buckner…Details
It’s no an exaggerator to say the Robert Muller, former director of the FBI and special counsel, has become a household hame in recent months, but for families and friends connected to the Pan Am 103 bombing, he was a tenacious advocate who often attended the annual memorial service in Arlington National Cemetery. CNN’s profile…Details
Reviewing a recent performance of Deborah Brevoort’s play, Women of Lockerbie, critic Matthew Palm writes: There’s a lovely sense of place in “The Women of Lockerbie,” the latest play at Rollins College’s Annie Russell Theatre. You can sense it in the way the characters talk about the Scottish village. His full review is available here.Details
Remembrance BY EMILY BRONTË Cold in the earth—and the deep snow piled above thee, Far, far removed, cold in the dreary grave! Have I forgot, my only Love, to love thee, Severed at last by Time’s all-severing wave? Now, when alone, do my thoughts no longer hover Over the mountains, on that northern shore, Resting…Details
Francis “Frank” Duggan, president of the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, died on Wednesday after a long illness. His obituary provides a description of his long association with VPAF 103 and his years of service to their cause: After the 1988 terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, President George H.W. Bush appointed him…Details