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Crime History: Korean immigrant shoots U.S. diplomat to death

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On this day, March 23, in 1908, D.C. native and U.S. diplomat Durham Stevens was fatally shot in San Francisco by a Korean immigrant angered over comments Stevens made regarding Japan's presence in Koreans' home country. Stevens, an American adviser to Japan, returned to the United States and told a San Francisco newspaper that Koreans were benefiting from the Japanese presence in their...

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