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Bad Association

May 2024
1min read

I object to your use of the name “Dallas” on the cover of the November issue as a synonym for the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The city is much more than the place where JFK died; after thirty years we should stop equating its name with a tragic event. When was the last time anyone referred to Robert Kennedy’s assassination as “Los Angeles” or to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination as “Memphis”?

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