The People V. Timothy McVeigh

It wasn't until March, after losing his final appeal, that McVeigh claimed sole responsibility for the Oklahoma City bombing. Before then his lawyers maintained that the government had withheld evidence showing that other unnamed suspects may have been responsible. Here's a crib sheet on the worst terrorist attack in American history.

--How the government won its conviction

No credible eyewitness saw McVeigh construct his 2-ton bomb, nor could anyone positively identify him as the driver of the Ryder truck who parked the explosives beneath the Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. Prosecutors based their case on evidence that...

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