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Journeys of Discovery: Oklahoma City bombing transformed America

NBC News
Bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, April 19, 1995.

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Executive Director Kari Watkins as she recalls the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building. In addition to destroying one third of the Murrah Federal Building and killing 168 people, more than 325 buildings in a 16-block radius were damaged. The Oklahoma bombing remains as the deadliest domestic terrorism attack in America’s history. 

This show was originally broadcast April 19, 2018 and is reposted as a "best-of-the-best" broadcast selection in celebration of Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer's 30th anniversary of producing on-air and digital media features airing over NPR affiliate KCBX.

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