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Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Wall Street Bombing That Made Hoover And The FBI

Feb 13 (Bloomberg) — Shortly after noon on Thursday, Sept. 16, 1920, a powerful bomb hidden in a horse-drawn wagon exploded at the corner of Wall and Broad Streets in Manhattan. It was a pleasant late-summer day, and throngs of people had been out enjoying a lunchtime stroll, a brief respite from the great money machine, the center of American capitalism.

Now blood ran in the streets where the first U.S. Congress had convened and the Bill of Rights became law.

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  • crosscountryman

    It is still a terrorist organization which has become a dangerous influence on freedom loving people in this Nation and abroad. Its covert activities included red baiting during the McCarthey era and compiling dossiers on innocent citizens in order to justify its existence.