Hans Remembers-Tuesday March 3, 1970- 50 years ago.
- Does the name Norma McCorvey ring a bell? She was the 22 year old pregnant Texas resident who filed a federal lawsuit under the name of “Jane Roe” seeking the right to an abortion and commencing what would become the landmark United States Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade.
- 150 white men and women attacked two school buses in Lamar, South Carolina as the buses were bringing African-American students to morning class in compliance with a racial desegregation order. The buses were struck by bricks and rocks and there were students injured by broken glass. South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers rescued the 32 students and escorted them to safety. The protesters then overturned the empty buses. 30 of the riot leaders would be arrested. Morons.
- Born on this day 50 years ago- Julie Bowen an American actress and winner of two Emmy Awards for her role as Claire Dunphy on Modern Family.