Rads by Tom Bates
The 1970 Bombing of the Army Math Research Center at the University of Wisconsin and Its Aftermath

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An account of the 1970 bombing of the Army Math Research Center at the University of Wisconsin sheds light on the event while also chronicling the anti-war movement. 50,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

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Published September 1, 1992 by Harpercollins. 465 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel. Non-fiction

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Bates (former senior editor at The Los Angeles Times) sifts through evidence from the 1970 bombing of the Army Math Research Center at the University of Wisconsin, building up a portrait of the radicalization of the bombers and describing how the explosion- -which took the life of a talented youn...

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In 1969-1970 a radical group called the New Year's Gang protested U.S. involvement in Vietnam with a series of firebombings in Madison, Wisconsin, which climaxed in the destruction of the Army Math Research Center and several other buildings on the University of Wisconsin campus.

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