August 10, 1995 - Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are federally charged for the Oklahoma City bombing.
Oklahoma bomber Timothy McVeigh, being interviewed by a reporter in Waco, Texas in 1993.
“Even a man accused of the worst act of terrorism ever committed in this country - especially such a man - is entitled to the best possible defense. This concept is a cornerstone of our justice system.” - Stephen Jones, Timothy McVeigh’s defense attorney.
All that remained of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Bulding in Oklahoma City after it was bombed by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols on April 19, 1995..
Tim McVeigh wasn’t dumb -not in the slightest- although it infuriated him when people thought he was. He could be very friendly, and he was intelligent, also manipulative, also cunning.
-Others Unknown: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing Conspiracy.
Timothy James “Tim” McVeigh (April 23, 1968 – June 11, 2001) was an American domestic terrorist who detonated a truck bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Commonly referred to as the Oklahoma City bombing, the attack killed 168 people and injured over 600. It was the deadliest act of terrorism within the United States prior to the September 11 attacks, and remains the most serious act of domestic terrorism in United States history.
"Do we have to shed blood to reform the current system? I hope it doesn’t come to that! But it might."
Terry Lynn Nichols is the convicted accomplice of homegrown terrorist and mass murderer Timothy McVeigh, who killed 168 people and wounded over 860 others in the April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.