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Timothy McVeigh confessed to bombing the Alfred P. Murray Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. He is believed to have done so in revenge for the U.S. goverment's attack on the Branch Davidians:

It may be no coincidence that the terrorist attack on the Oklahoma City federal building happened on the second anniversary of the Waco tragedy.

According to the government, Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols wanted revenge for the 51-day standoff in 1993 at the Branch Davidian complex in Waco, Texas, and chose his target in the mistaken belief the agents who led the Waco effort worked at the federal building in Oklahoma City. The 1995 blast killed 168 people and injured hundreds more.

At the time of the Waco standoff, McVeigh was among the anti-government demonstrators holding vigil outside the compound. "These families died a slow, torturous death as they were gassed and burned alive at the hands of the FBI," McVeigh wrote to a reporter for the weekly Oklahoma Gazette in a letter that was seized as evidence.
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Convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh was put to death by lethal injectionon on Monday, June 11. McVeigh, who admitted setting the bomb that killed 168 people in the Oklahoma City federal building, called off further legal efforts in early June to delay the execution. He is the first first federal prisoner to be executed in 38 years.
Source: The execution of Timothy McVeighOff-site Link, CNN, June 11, 2001
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OKBomb! presents a thorough investigation of the bombing in Oklahoma City and the questions that continue to remain unanswered. Was the bomb a simple fertilizer explosive? Why was there more than one explosion? Who was responsible? Were Tim McVeigh and Terry Nichols set up? Were some people warned of the bombing in advance? What are the real facts. OKBomb! can be considered a stunning expose or just the latest entry in the national predilection for conspiracy theories. Either way, OKBomb! contains hard data and even harder questions that still remain to be answered -- and those answers, when known, could have dramatic, far reaching implications for national security policies.
Los Angeles Times reporter Richard Serrano, who covered the story of the Oklahoma City bombing from the day it happened through the trial and conviction of Timothy McVeigh, examines McVeigh's background in extremist anti-government politics and retraces the steps that led to the deaths of 168 people and injuries to hundreds more.
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Secular Others Unknown: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing ConspiracyOff-site Link By Stephen Jones, who was appointed by the Federal Court System to represent Timothy McVeigh. Jones tells the story of his investigation of the case, including what he was told by McVeigh and what he learned about others involved in what he believes to be a conspiracy.
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Timothy McVeigh
First posted: May 12, 2001
Last Updated: Feb. 13, 2003
Editor: Anton Hein
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