A cold rain splashed into the block-long reflecting pool and washed over the grassy Field of Chairs. But the weather did not seem to discourage several hundred people from making their pilgrimage to a memorial that recognizes both the worst and best in people. It was Sept. 12, the day after the 10th anniversary of the terrorists’ attacks on New York and the Pentagon, when I made my pilgrimage to the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. Until the 9/11 attacks, the April 19, 1995, bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City was the most destructive act of terrorism to occur on American soil. More.
Oklahoma City: Never forget the terrorist attack that predated 9/11