Bad Day Dawning
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That we can learn a lot about a man from the books and films he chooses is borne out by Timothy McVeigh.
One of his favorite films: the 1984 Patrick Swayze epic Red Dawn. It follows a group of small town teens' conversion to guerilla fighters when a foreign army invades America.
Like McVeigh, the teens stock up on survival gear - mainly guns and ammo - in order to defend their country from annihilation.
And one of McVeigh's favorite books: The Turner Diaries written by former American Nazi Party honcho William L. Pierce, under the pen name Andrew Macdonald. Its hero - Earl Turner - responds to gun control by making a truck bomb and blowing up the Washington FBI Building.
Two scenarios - all too familiar.
It was April 19, 1995 - a perfect, sun-drenched Oklahoma morning in springtime. Against a perfect blue-sky background, a yellow Ryder Rental truck carefully made its way through the streets of downtown Oklahoma City.
Just after 9 am, the vehicle pu...
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