RADICALS: Dynamiter

James B. McNamara never intended to be a dynamiter. After he became one, he never intended to kill anybody. He grew up in Ohio, in a big family, in an Irish neighborhood, where the boys ran in packs and the little kids peeked through saloon doors to see what the big kids were doing. He was always the last boy to run, was consequently the only one caught.

Jim became a printer, and wandered around Ohio. His brother John became secretary of the Structural Iron Workers.

Jim was about ready to settle down when he was offered a job by...

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