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New film links McVeigh to far-right ahead of OKC bombing

New film links McVeigh to far-right ahead of OKC bombing

It didn't start out that way, but a new documentary tying various threads among far-right extremists and Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh serves as a history lesson and, indirectly, as a warning that something so horrible could happen again.

"Oklahoma City," directed by Barak Goodman, airs Tuesday night in PBS' "American Experience" series (9 p.m. EST) after its premiere last month at the Sundance Film Festival. Producer Mark Samels developed it as a means to "excavate" the story behind the bombing, Goodman said.

"This was hatched a couple years ago," Goodman said in an interview. "It was time to take a look at this worst case...

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