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Thursday Night Talk: My Lai, 50 Years On

Brenda Starr discusses the true cost of war with guests Rob Hepburn, former Marine and member of Veterans for Peace Humboldt Bay Chapter 56, and artist Mac MacDevitt who designed the interactive exhibit recalling the My Lai Massacre , in Viet Nam 50 years ago.

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Former FBI Special Agent Thomas Parker and local civil rights attorney Shelley Mack joined KHSU's Lorna Bryant of The Race Beat and The California Report's Polly Stryker in the KHSU studios this weekend to record their thoughts on the David Josiah Lawson homicide investigation.  

KHSU will broadcast the hour-long conversation this Monday, April 16, at 10 AM and 6 PM. 

The interview came during a weekend of remembrance for David Josiah Lawson on the first anniversary of his death. 

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Arcata Police Chief Tom Chapman resigned on Tuesday, nearly 24 hours after former FBI agent Tom Parker, who was involved with the David Josiah Lawson murder case, also resigned.

Chapman released a short statement on his resignation which was effective April 10, 2018.

"I am resigning my employment with the city of Arcata as Chief of Police. it has been a pleasure working for the city for the past 24 years. I will forever cherish the memories. Thank you," Chapmen wrote. 

Thursday Night Talk: My Lai, 50 Years On

Apr 10, 2018
Vets for Peace, Rob Hepburn

Brenda Starr discusses the true cost of war with guests Rob Hepburn,  former Marine and member of Veterans for Peace Humboldt Bay Chapter 56, and artist Mac MacDevitt who designed the interactive exhibit recalling the My Lai Massacre, in Viet Nam 50 years ago.     

After today's announcement about the Arcata Police Chief's resignation, Arcata City Manager Karen Diemer sent an email to local media to answer frequently-asked questions.

Diemer also released Chapman's brief letter of resignation. 

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 [This article and headline have been updated to reflect new information from The California Report regarding former FBI special agent Thomas Parker.] 

Chief Tom Chapman is resigning after 24 years with Arcata Police, according to a press release from the City of Arcata. 

A former FBI agent hired by Arcata to consult on the David Josiah Lawson homicide case also resigned fewer than 24 hours before the APD chief. 

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