This Day in History: After 16 Years of Terrorizing New York City, Mad Bomber Arrested (1957)

This Day in History:
After 16 Years of Terrorizing New York City, Mad Bomber Arrested (1957)

Known as the Mad Bomber, George P. Metesky terrorized New York City for 16 years in the 1940s and 1950s with dozens of explosive devices that he planted in terminals, libraries, offices, phone booths, storage lockers, and restrooms in public buildings. He also bombed movie theaters by hiding his bombs within the upholstery of the seats. Metesky planted at least 33 bombs, and despite the fact that he often placed warning calls in advance of his bombings, 15 people were injured. Why did he do it? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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