Mudcat Café message #1424535 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #78889   Message #1424535
Posted By: Dave'sWife
01-Mar-05 - 10:12 PM
Thread Name: BS: Where were you when.......
Subject: RE: BS: Where were you when.......
I hate to admit it, but when we all heard that Reagan had been shot (was in High School at the time)..everyone I know was praying he'd die from it. Horrible thoughts, but we were working class kids just beginning to feel the pinch of Reaganomics as well as being scared he was gonna push the big red button and immolate us all. Not that George Sr. would have done much differently mind you. We were simply young and silly and thought if Reagan died, somehow things would be better. stupid.

I remember for some odd reason, that I was eating a chinese chicken salad when I heard on the radio that John Wayne Gacy had been executed. Not like I knew any of the victims, I just recall that.