Steve Braunias looks into the killing of New Zealand schoolteacher Blair Peach on the 40th anniversary of his death at an anti-racism protest in London.

English rain, constant, sometimes heavy, always miserable, falling all day long on that grey, bleak Monday in April in Southall, west London, where a New Zealand schoolteacher was killed and his name became immortal. Blair Peach received a fatal blow to his head 40 years ago this week. A police report identified six police officers as possible suspects. Peach was 33. On Tuesday in London, the anniversary was marked with a vigil, a plaque, intense