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Timothy McVeigh Convicted

On June 13, 1997, Timothy McVeigh was sentenced to death for his role in bombing the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Following the announcement of the verdict, comments are made on its effect on the victims' families.

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  • Timothy McVeigh Convicted
    Timothy McVeigh Convicted

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    On June 13, 1997, Timothy McVeigh was sentenced to death for his role in bombing the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Following the announcement of the verdict, comments are made on its effect on the victims' families.

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  • Clinton Responds to the Oklahoma City Bombing
    Clinton Responds to the Oklahoma City Bombing

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    On April 23, 1995, President Bill Clinton attends the Time of Healing prayer service held in Oklahoma in response to the act of terrorism that killed 168 people. President Clinton speaks at the event and expresses the nation's grief.

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  • Unabomber Arrested
    Unabomber Arrested

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    On April 3, 1996, a CBS news report announces the arrest of Theodore Kaczynski, the Harvard graduate who was suspected and later proven to be the Unabomber. Kaczynski terrorized the country for nearly two decades with a series of mail bombings that killed three people and wounded 23.

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  • Israeli Commandos Rescue Hostages
    Israeli Commandos Rescue Hostages

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    On June 27, 1976, an Air France flight en route from Israel to Paris was hijacked by four Palestinian and West German terrorists and flown to Entebbe, Uganda. A news report relays the July 4 rescue by Israeli commandos, who freed 100 of the remaining 103 hostages who were still held captive on board the plane.

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  • United Airlines Flight 93 Crashes in Pennsylvania
    United Airlines Flight 93 Crashes in Pennsylvania

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    At 10:07 a.m. the F.A.A.'s Herndon Center reports seeing smoke rising from the ground where United Airlines Flight 93 was last seen near Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The plane had been heading toward Washington when the passengers aboard overtook the hijackers and tried to gain control of the aircraft.

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  • Flight 77 Crashes Into the Pentagon
    Flight 77 Crashes Into the Pentagon

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    At 9:38 a.m. on September 11, 2001, a military cargo plane radios controllers at Reagan National Airport to report that American Airlines Flight 77 has crashed into the Pentagon.

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  • American Airlines Flight 11 Hijacked
    American Airlines Flight 11 Hijacked

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    On September 11, 2001, at 8:21 a.m., American Airlines operations specialist Nydia Gonzalez calls the American Airlines Emergency center to relay information she is receiving from a flight attendant aboard Flight 11 that the pilot and others have been stabbed. It is the first plane to be confirmed hijacked in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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  • Second Plane Hits World Trade Center
    Second Plane Hits World Trade Center

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    At 9:02 a.m. on September 11, 2001, air traffic controllers in New York look out their window and witness a plane go into rapid descent and then hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center. It is United Airlines Flight 175, the second plane to hit the towers.

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