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Oklahoma Voices:
Remembering the Arrest of Timothy McVeigh (Apr 13, 2008)

In advance of the thirteenth anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, we hear from Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Charlie Hanger, the man responsible for the arrest of bomber Timothy McVeigh. Hanger spoke at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in July, 2005 as part of the First Person: Stories of Hope series.

View a list of events taking place to mark the bombing anniversary

Read Timothy McVeigh's account of his role in the bombing. Itís a confidential statement he gave to his lead attorney, Stephen Jones, in September of 1995. The document is among thousands Jones donated to the Center for American History at the University of Texas. Go to page 188 for McVeighís description of the attack itself (PDF document).

CORRECTION: The moderator of this discussion was incorrectly identified as former News 9 Reporter Tamara Pratt. It was actually former News 9 Anchor Angela Buckelew.

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