The Cost of Violence

Chapter 1: The Attack

I remember the windows rattling. As a child in the suburb of Edmond, about 15 miles north of downtown, our house shook with the blast. The story would draw international headlines: the most deadly terrorist attack on American soil, a title it would hold for six years. Terror had come to Oklahoma City.

The aftermath of the attack, April, 1995.

Today, a beautiful museum stands on the site of the blast, chronicling the…