39th year  -  N° 174                 Saturday, 22 June 2024         Antwerpen		
Out in the Real World
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Tuesday 16th of March 1965

59 years ago

83-year-old anti-war protester Alice Herz, originally Alice Strauß immolates herself in protest of the escalating Vietnam War in front of Federal Department Store, corner of Oakman and Grand River, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Herz was rescued by a motorist and his two sons who were driving by and saw her burning and put out the flames. She died of her injuries ten days later.