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Chart: Violent Turns in American Politics

Is there a correlation between periods of angry or intense political divisions in American history and political violence, particularly killings? A number of historians think so. Read more>>



Photos (top to bottom): Library of Congress (1-4); Carol M. Highsmith; Newscom/Daily Mirror; Associated Press contributed to this article.

This article appears in the January 15, 2011 edition of National Journal Magazine.

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