What’s as interesting as Stack’s motives are our motives in labeling this act. Was Stack’s gesture an attention-grabbing suicide plot, a deliberate criminal act, an act of heroism or an act of terrorism? It seems that the answer varies according to whom we ask.
One hundred sixty-eight died—but we still don’t know for certain the identities of their killers. A look at the striking parallels between the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, and how the FBI resisted, and is still resisting, giving full accounts of each.