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A photo showcasing the damage of the explosion (Public domain)

The Time A Bomb Went Off In The US Senate

The political violence which permanently tightened security in Washington DC

Late in the evening on November 7th, 1983, a bomb went off in the US Senate building causing over $250,000 in damage (roughly $650,000 today). It was a terrifying event which almost became a tragedy, though luckily no one was hurt. The explosion highlighted the…

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