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1996 when the FBI delved into the Montana woods and emerged with a gaunt, disheveled man whom they said was the perpetrator of the infamous "Unabomber" attacks, the country was riveted. For nearly two decades, this mysterious man had targeted scientists and technology professionals with bombs hidden in mailed packages, disguised as books, or embedded in pieces of scrap wood. From brilliant scholar to serial killer: was Ted Kaczynski mad? Or is he a mirror to our times?

Harvard and the Unabomber: The Education of an American Terrorist by Alston Chase

Ted K: -- A volunteer in mind-control experiments sponsored by the CIA at Harvard in the late 1950s - early 1960s. Kaczynski was a highly intelligent but socially withdrawn young man who went into rapid decline due to paranoid schizophrenia. From brilliant student and professor to anti-technology recluse and Unabomber: the story of Theodore Kaczynski and the nation's longest, most expensive hunt for a serial killer.

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Published Works -- A brilliant mathematician. During his mathematical career in the late 1960s, Kaczynski published a doctoral dissertation and several papers in academic journals.

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How mad was Ted Kaczynski? -- The Unabomber was not like most serial killers. But every bit as lethal.

Kaczynski, 61, filed a lawsuit seeking the return of items seized from his Montana property. In an August 4, 2003, handwritten 150-page "motion for decision," Kaczynski claimed if investigators dispose of his property, he would suffer "irreparable harm." -- claiming the material is for "serious researchers" and would "help to reveal the true facts" of his case. Kaczynski contends federal prosecutors ignored repeated requests for the return of property seized in April 1996. "There is no reason why the government should be allowed to shilly-shally indefinitely," Kaczynski, 61, argued in a U.S. District Court filing.

SF Bay Area playwright Michelle Carter won the PEN West award for drama for her script "Ted Kaczynski Killed People With Bombs," which premiered at the Magic Theatre in 2002.

Drawing Life: Surviving the Unabomber by David Hillel Gelernter In 1993, Yale computer science professor David Gelernter opened what he thought was an unsolicited doctoral dissertation. It exploded, destroying his right hand and eye and making his torso resemble a construction site. Gelernter, bleeding and "royally annoyed," walked to the local hospital. His blood pressure zero, surgeons barely saved his life.

The United States of America versus Theodore John Kaczynski: Ethics, Power and the Invention of the Unabomber by Michael Mello
The legal side of the Unabomber story. Mello, an accomplished journalist and notorious defense attorney (he represented serial killer Ted Bundy), spent time as an advisor to the Kaczynski defense team during pretrial proceedings.

Special Agent by Candice Delong For 25 years DeLong was on the front lines of the FBI's most gripping cases. She tailed terrorists, gone undercover as a gangster's moll, and was chosen to carry out the manhunt for the Unabomber in Montana. She reveals the dangers and rewards of her career as a field profiler, one of the most fascinating and challenging branches in the Bureau.

Terrorism in the 20th Century: A Narrative Encyclopedia from the Anarchists, Through the Weathermen, to the Unabomber
by Jay Robert Nash Who's who of politically motivated mayhem and murder. Little-known and infamous criminals, the assassination of President William McKinley in 1901 aup to the Unabomber and Timothy McVeigh. Detailed accounts of early labor activism gone awry (witness Harry Orchard and his pre-Unabomber talent for making political enemies explode into small pieces) and, later, pre-Mafia organized criminal factions in the US like the Black Hand, a band of extortionists that terrorized many large cities.

Ecoterror: The Violent Agenda to Save Nature: The World of the Unabomber by Ron Arnold Details of the violent agenda to save nature found in crimes such as the $12 million arson of Vail ski area in Colorado by Earth Liberation Front. Author Ron Arnold is an award-winning writer and advocate of free enterprise. He testified before Congressional hearings on ecoterrorism and is sought by security experts for insights into environmentalist crimes.

The Unabomber Manifesto: Industrial Society & Its Future

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