...the Treasury Department estimated that there were over five thousand bombings across the country from January 1969 through April 1970 alone.
Peter Collier and David Horowitz, Doing It: The Rise and Fall of the Weather Underground, in Destructive Generation: Second Thoughts About the Sixties, 1989, p. 106.
The Treasury Department estimated that only 8 per cent involved regular criminal schemes like extortion or insurance fraud.
Enric Volante, Former FBI agent ends lengthy silence: The Mafia Bombings, Arizona Daily Star, Feb. 4, 2004
It should be kept in mind that the terrorists in those days weren't foreign Muslims, but mostly home-grown, spoiled, white baby
They had found the apocalypse they'd been looking for; they'd finally managed to break on through to the other side; what they found there, however, was not an epiphany of the new revolutionary self but the mundaneness of death.
The chapter on the Weathermen in Destructive Generation is definitely worth reading, especially when one sees the names Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn, two of the movement's most prominent members. They were away at the time of the explosion--Mr. Ayers was doing some organizing in Ann Arbor, Michigan--but Mr. Robbins was Mr. Ayers' best friend. If the names Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn--the movement's leading