Bomb explodes at UW on June 29, 1969.

  • By Alan J Stein
  • Posted 6/04/1999
  • Essay 1248

On June 29, 1969, at 3:30 a.m., a bomb with the force of a case of dynamite explodes in the foyer of the University of Washington Administration Building, causing $100,000 in damages, but no injuries. No culprit or reason is ever identified, and no radical group claims credit or exploits the incident.


Walt Crowley, Rites of Passage: A Memoir of the Sixties in Seattle (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1995), 271.

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