The good-looking one, the one in need, the one that almost was
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David Ehrenfeld is a biology professor at Rutgers University. He lives in Highland Park, New Jersey.
On the nineteenth of April 1989, one of the huge gun turrets on the battleship Iowa blew up, killing the sailors who were manning it. Debate about responsibility for the explosion continued long afterward, but lost in the emotion of the tragedy was a curious aspect of the story.