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Kim Bolan is an award-winning investigative reporter who has covered the Air India bombing case since the day Flight 182 went down off the coast of Ireland in June 1985. All 329 people on board died, making it the largest mass murder in Canadian history and the one of the most deadly terrorist attacks before those of September 11 th 2001; less than an hour earlier, a bomb in a bag intended for Air India 301 went off at the Narita International airport, killing two baggage handlers and injuring four others. In her book Loss of Faith, Bolan chronicles the bombing and the ultimate trial that resulted in the acquittal of two suspects in March 2005. (A Talk of the Town
lecture originally presented on 26-Sep-2005)