Sir Richard Christopher Sharples KCMG OBE MC was a British politician and Governor of Bermuda who was shot dead by assassins linked to a small militant Bermudian Black Power group called the Black Beret Cadre. The former army major, who had been a Cabinet Minister, resigned his seat to take up the position of Governor of Bermuda in late 1972. Wikipedia*
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Richard Sharples has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 House Committee.