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Alarming Video: Knife Attack – Shopkeeper fights off robber with broom

Dramatic video emerged on Friday of a British shopkeeper fending off an attack by a knife-wielding robber who held the blade to his assistant’s throat. The attack, which occurred in Dagenham, east London, in October, was captured on CCTV footage and released by the Metropolitan Police.

Vide: Today in History for November 25th

Highlights of this day in history: President John F. Kennedy laid to rest at Arlington; New details emerge about Iran-Contra affair; British forces leave New York; Elian Gonzalez rescued off Florida coast; Baseball’s Joe DiMaggio born. (Nov. 25)