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Two Minutes Past Nine

Episode 9: Gathering Storm

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When Timothy McVeigh bombed the Murrah Building in Oklahoma City he believed he was firing the first shot in a revolution that would bring down the American Government. He expected that others would flock to his cause.

That didn’t happen. In the immediate aftermath many left the movement.

But in the years that followed events would unfold that would see the far right re-align.

Journalist Leah Sottile investigates the fallout of McVeigh's actions amongst America's far-right in the decade after after the bombing.

Presenter: Leah Sottile
Producer: Georgia Catt

Archive: CBS News' 60 Minutes, March 2000

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