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Letter: Legal revenge an affront to victims

Sir: Timothy McVeigh "a patriot with a cause" set off his bomb in Oklahoma because he wanted to overthrow the American government. A political act.

Bomber who struck at the heart of America

Tim Cornwell follows the trail that led to the conviction of Timothy McVeigh

McVeigh guilty of Oklahoma bombing

The final chapter in a horrific story of death and destruction that shocked America unfolded yesterday as Timothy McVeigh, a former soldier, was found guilty of murder and conspiracy in the Oklahoma City bombing which killed 168 people.

Jury cast a cold eye on Oklahoma horror

Barraged by emotional appeals from both sides, the seven-man, five-woman jury in the Oklahoma City bombing trial began their deliberations yesterday.

Death becomes him

The pulp writer Jim Thompson died penniless and all but forgotten. Now Hollywood producers can't get enough of his `sour, dead-end view of the world'. Poetic justice...

Survivors tell of Oklahoma bomb horror

From the moment Cynthia Klaver got up on 19 April 1995, it was "just a regular day", the Oklahoma lawyer said yesterday. At a water board hearing that opened at 9am where a farmer was seeking rights to sell bottled water from his land, her secretary had just turned on the tape, as usual. "In regard to these proceedings," Ms Klaver, presiding, was heard saying, "there are four elements for which I have to receive information..."

McVeigh 'planned rivers of blood' aimed to wipe out evil empire

Opening day of Oklahoma bomb trial told of plot against evil federal empire

Missing plane `has no link with Oklahoma bomb'

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Letter: All clear now?

Sir: Let me understand this. Towards the end of the Gulf war, the USA decide against ramming their victory home. They explain this magnanimity in terms of some high-falutin' scruple. Meantime, without international support, they pay to foment civil way in Iraq ("CIA botched Saddam overthrow", 11 April), and condone bombing of civilian targets (or terrorism as it is known in Oklahoma). Am I mad, or is this evil?

168 dead. How many bombers?

Tim Cornwell on the battle to construct alternative 'scenarios' of the Oklahoma City explosion

Death penalty dilemma faces Oklahoma jury

The Coloradans called for jury service in the Oklahoma City bombing trial, like the rest of us in court, had all seen the TV film and photographs of Timothy McVeigh, the mass murder suspect in an orange prison jumpsuit with shorn hair and staring eyes.

OJ-style trial for Oklahoma bomb suspect

"There is no panic here," said Stephen Jones, leaning back on the other side of a vast leather-topped desk. "There's an ebb and flow. You take the Chinese view of history. This week, the press is bad for us, next week it could be good. We take our hits, they take their hits." The desk, like its master, is an import from the small wheat and cattle town of Enid, Oklahoma, where for 30 years Mr Jones practised law.

Oklahoma bombing trial compromised

The Dallas Morning News will publish no more excerpts from notes of a meeting between the accused Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and his defence team, editors said yesterday.

World's leading Nazi advises British fascists

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