The Nation: Forecast: More Bombs Ahead

A former Puerto Rican terrorist talks

Once again, those Puerto Rican bombs. Three exploded in New York City one day last week, touching off fires in two stores and terrifying midday strollers outside Manhattan's main library. There were no casualties, but a letter calling for a "war of nerves" against "Yanki-imperialism" that was found in a phone booth made it clear that the lack of bloodshed was only luck: the Puerto Rican terrorists who call themselves the F.A.L.N. had struck again.

The three blasts—a fourth explosive device failed to go off—brought to 65 the...

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