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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma / Bombing / Nichols / McVeigh #159980

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 22, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Judicial ruling that Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, bombing suspect James Nichols be released from jail for lack of evidence examined; courtroom sketches shown. [Nichols' attorney Robert ELSIE - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh noted still charged in the bombing.

(Phoenix: Bill Redeker) Details about the planning of the bombing as learned from statements from McVeigh's associates Michael Fortier and Steven Colbern presented. The subculture of anti-government people fascinated with explosives and using methamphetamine to which McVeigh belonged described. [Kingman, Arizona, residents Wanda and Rocky McPEAK - talk about McVeigh's role in the local drug trade.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Oklahoma City: Mark Potter) The plans for tomorrow's demolition of the bombed-out federal building detailed; animation shown of how the building will be imploded. [Mayor Ron NORICK - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Potter, Mark;
Redeker, Bill

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