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01/10/1910 A large bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building

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The Bombing of the Los Angeles Times

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Bombing of the Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times bombing was the purposeful dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times Building in Los Angeles, California, by a union member belonging to the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers. The explosion started a fire which killed 21 newspaper employees and injured 100 more.
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    • Essentials 

    • Background 

    • Bombing 

    • Tracking down the bombers 

    • Organized labor unites in defense of the McNamaras 

    • Clarence Darrow for the defense 

    • Big trial in Indianapolis 

    • Aftermath