Hans Remembers- Wednesday October 28, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- U.S. Army Captain Jeffrey R. MacDonald is released from incarceration at Fort Bragg, North Carolina after his commanding officer dismissed charges of murder against MacDonald for the murder of his wife and two daughters. This story wasn’t over- MacDonald would be arrested again in 1975 after being indicted for the murders by a North Carolina grand jury. The case would later be the subject of the best selling book by Joe McGinnis- Fatal Vision -and a television miniseries of the same name. MacDonald is now 77 and still in prison- in Cumberland, Maryland.
- In Jordan the government of Ahmad Toukan resigned. King Hussein named Wasfi al-Tal as the new prime minister.
- Pulitzer Prize winning Japanese photographer Kyoichi Sawada 36 was executed by Khmer Rouge guerrillas in Cambodia.