Figure 9.1 Gifts of stuffed animals, flowers, and flags are laid against a fallen slab of concrete from the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City a few days after the April 19, 1995 bombing. Written upon the concrete are the words, “Bless the Children + the Innocent.” (Personal photo of the author.)
The Terrorist Bombing in Oklahoma City
It was the most deadly terrorist bombing in American history. On Wednesday, April 19, 1995, a blast from thousands of pounds of fuel oil and fertilizer ripped through the nine-story Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in an instant, ...