In the wake of 9/11, any domestic bombing in the U.S. – regardless of size or success – has captured national attention. But 40 years ago, such attacks were so common the public hardly paid attention. For a period in the early 1970s, the F.B.I. tallied as many as 5 domestic bombings a day. They were the work of underground groups who believed they were bringing about a new American revolution. Kojo sheds light on these groups and the legacy – if any – they left behind.

Guests

  • Bryan Burrough Author, "Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence;" special correspondent, Vanity Fair magazine

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