How many readers remember this scene with the famous, 8-shot, .44 Magnum revolver? It occurred close to the beginning of the movie 48 Hours. The detective coming down the stairs has been wounded. The two men holding hostages are genuine bad-asses.
The character played by Nick Nolte is faced with a tough choice.
How many folks, reading of Portland and Seattle surrendering their police stations to the Marxists had this scene play through their heads?