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OKC memorial
A reflecting pool and lighted chairs at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum honor the victims of the April 19, 1995, bombing at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Randy Weaver's participation in the 1992 Ruby Ridge standoff is believed to have fueled the growth of a burgeoning antigovernment militia movement, and some on the radical right used the events to justify acts of domestic terrorism. Timothy McVeigh portrayed the deadly Oklahoma City bombing as an act of revenge for Ruby Ridge. (Photo by Alamy)