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.
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