Jimmy Breslin (October 17, 1928 — March 19, 2017)

A Death in Emergency Room One

Jimmy Breslin died today. He wrote A Death in Emergency Room One, one of the finest pieces of journalism perhaps ever written. I read it for the first time ages ago, and it is just as powerful still. If you’ve never read it, take a few minutes and consume this timeless article on the events that occurred on November 22, 1963.

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