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Joshua Dray History of Terrorism 11/30/11 UNABOMBER Ted Kaczynski is known as the Unabomber, a term coined by the FBI to show the targets of his bombings. Unabomber directly stands for University and Airline Bomber. Kaczynski was born on May 22, 1942, and was accepted into Harvard at the age of 16. He became a professor at the age of 25 for the University of California, Berkley. Just two years later he resigned and 2 years after that moved to a secluded cabin in Lincoln, Montana. Kaczynski’s goal in moving to the cabin was to live off of the land and to become self-sufficient. After watching the wilderness around his home being destroyed by development he decided to start a bombing campaign. Kaczynski was responsible for sending 16 bombs through the mail which injured 23 people and killed an additional
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Unformatted text preview: 3. In 1995 he asked the New York Times to publish his manifesto which covered the topic of why modern day technology and industrial machinery was destroying the world we know. He sent a letter making the request that if the Papers published his article that the bombs would stop and that no one would be hurt. Kaczynski was part of a massive FBI investigation which was targeted against him. The FBI even offered a one million dollar reward for information which led to the capture of the Unabomber. Although the Unabomber was not caught through the investigation of the FBI he was caught by his brother and his wife. Kaczynski was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole....
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