Additional material:

The Oklahoma City Bombing, and Timothy McVeigh's role in it, have generated considerable controversy.  There are varying theories as to exactly how the bombing was carried out and who was involved in the plot to carry it out.  These materials, added by the library, discuss those theories and provide background material on the event and its aftermath.


Cook, Alethia. Emergency Response to Domestic Terrorism: How Bureaucracies Reacted to the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing. New York: Continuum, 2009.

Davis, Jayna. The Third Terrorist: The Middle East Connection to the Oklahoma City Bombing. Nashville: WND Books, 2004.

Forster, Peggy L. In the Wake of the Bomb: Nancy Ingram's Personal Story of Her Rescue and Survival of the Oklahoma City Bombing. Florida: Rainbow Books, Inc, 1996.

Gumbel, Andrew & Roger G. Charles. Oklahoma City : What the Investigation Missed--and Why It Still Matters. New York: HarperLuxe, 2012.

Hamm, Mark S. Apocalypse in Oklahoma: Waco and Ruby Ridge Revenged. Boston: Northeaster UP, 1997.

Hamm, Mark S. In Bad Company : America's Terrorist Underground. Boston: Northeastern UP, 2002.

Hammer, David Paul, and Jeffery William Paul. Secrets Worth Dying For: Timothy James McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing. Tennessee: 1st Books, 2004.

Hardner, Chuck, and J.D. Cash. Deathtrap: Oklahoma City. Tampa: Peoples Network, Inc, 1997.

Hersley, Jon, Larry Tongate, and Bob Burke. Simple Truths. Oklahoma: Oklahoma Heritage Association, 2004.

Hoffman, David. The Oklahoma City Bombing and the Politics of Terror. California: Feral House, 1998.

Jones, Stephan, and Peter Israel. Others Unknown: The Oklahoma City Bombing Case And Conspiracy. New York: PublicAffairs, 1998.

Linethal, Edwards T. The Unfinished Bombing: Oklahoma City in American Memory. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Madeira, Jody Lyneť. Killing McVeigh : The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure. New York: New York University Press, 2012.

Rappoport, Jon. Oklahoma City Bombing: The Suppressed Truth. California: The Book Tree, 1995.

Roleff, Tamara L., ed. The Oklahoma City Bombing. San Diego: GreenHaven Press, 2004.

Scaperlanda, Maria Ruiz. Their Faith Has Touched Us: The Legacies of Three Young Oklahoma City Bombing Victims. Kansas City: Sheed & Ward, 1997.

Serrano, Richard A. One of Ours: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing. New York: Norton, 1998.

Sherrow, Victoria. The Oklahoma City Bombing: Terror in the Heartland. Berkeley Heights: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 1998.

Stickney, Brandon M. "All-American Monster" : The Unauthorized Biography of Timothy McVeigh. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus, 1996.

Wright, Stuart A. Patriots, Politics, and the Oklahoma City Bombing. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.


CBS/AP. "Oklhama City bombing questions rekindled with trial focusing on video." July 28, 2014. <http://>

Oklahoma Today Magazine.  "The Official Records of the Oklahoma City Bombing: 9:02 April 19, 1995." 2005.


"1995 Oklahoma City Bombing: Terrorist Tragedy at the Murrah Federal Building, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols" (contains a collection of official public U.S. government files and documents).


ABC News. The Oklahoma City Bombing. ABC News Productions, Inc., 2007.

CNN. Crimes of the Century : Episode 105 : The Oklahoma City Bombing. Cable News Network, 2013.

The History Channel. Oklahoma City Bombing. A & E Television Networks, 2004.

A Noble Lie : Oklahoma City 1995. Free Minds Films, 2011.

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