“My dad had a fair amount of self-confidence and bravado.”
Erin Ryan remembers her father, Congressman Leo Ryan, who was assassinated in 1978 while on a fact-finding mission to Jonestown, Guyana.
Erin Ryan remembers her father, Congressman Leo Ryan, who was assassinated in 1978 while on a fact-finding mission to Jonestown, Guyana.
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Leo Ryan's biography.

Members of Congress who died of other than natural causes while in office.

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