Monday, July 31, 2017

Exhibition "Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs."

Pier after the Black Tom Munitions Depot explosion, 
Jersey City, July 1916
Open through Oct 22 at the Chicago History Museum is the exhibition "Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America" that explores events where Americans felt threatened by U.S.-based individuals. The events include the burning of the White House (1814), the blowing up of a Jersey City munitions depot by German agents (30 July 1916), the Oklahoma City bombing (1995), and 9/11.

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