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Scuba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:51 AM
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FBI Releases data on 1970 UW "Sterling Hall" Bombing
http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/119369749.html



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April 6, 2011 | Madison Newly released documents show the urgency and breadth of the FBI's effort to quickly identify and apprehend those responsible for the deadly bombing of Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin campus in 1970.

The files were released to The Associated Press under the Freedom of Information Act following the death last year of one of the bombers, Dwight Armstrong. Two of the other bombers, his brother Karl Armstrong and friend David Fine, were convicted and served short prison sentences. A fourth suspect, Leo Burt, remains on the run.

Armstrong and the others pulled off the bombing by igniting 1,700 pounds of ammonium nitrate and jet fuel packed inside a stolen van parked near the Army Math Research Center housed in Sterling Hall. The blast killed 33-year-old researcher Robert Fassnacht, injured several others...\

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Hi Leo
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 08:49 AM
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1. butternut is my hero.....
i really like how the paper linked paul and the madison bombers together. that`s real journalistic integrity.

i`m sure burt is living a nice retirement on a government pension
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