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Tonight We Bombed the U.S. Capitol: The Explosive Story of M19, America's First Female Terrorist Group

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In a shocking, never-before-told story from the vaults of American history, Tonight We Bombed the US Capitol takes a close look at the explosive hidden history of M19—the first and only domestic terrorist group founded and led by women—and their violent fight against racism, sexism, and what they viewed as Ronald Reagan’s imperialistic vision for America.

In 1981, President
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published January 7th 2020 by Atria Books
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Heidi The Reader
Jan 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
It is simple to pretend that people who perform shocking acts of violence are different than everyone else. It's got to be something in their childhoods, we think, or maybe it's a mental illness. The most disturbing part of this book, and it admittedly has many, was that these women seemed so normal, just like you or me.

William Rosenau has combed through court files, newspaper articles and more to write Tonight We Bombed the U.S. Capitol, a non-fiction account of a radical leftist terrorist
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Brice Fuqua
Jul 04, 2019 rated it liked it
The swords of Mid-Twentieth Century liberal activism were foraged in the fires of the civil rights movement and anti-war protests of the 1960s. By the 1980s, most such activists settled down into conventional, middle class lives. But there was a small percentage of protesters who became increasingly radical, eventually evolving into Marxist terrorists.
These oddballs naively thought that their bombings, robberies, kidnappings and killings would, somehow, trigger a proletarian uprising that
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“Tonight We Bombed the U. S. Capitol” by William Rosenau, published by Atria Books.

Category – United States History Publication Date – January 07, 2020.

The first thing the reader must remember is that this is a true story. Terroristic acts did not belong solely to men of their organizations. In the 1980’s there was a small band of well educated young women who had a political agenda that they were willing to sacrifice for. They fought against the Vietnam War, Hispanic and Native American
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