One of my most enduring memories of the Oklahoma City Bombing, which occurred fifteen years ago today, is not even about the bombing or the day itself, but the murderer. How incredibly average and unremarkable the bomber looked, I thought to myself as I sat yards away from Timothy McVeigh in a Federal District Court trial in Denver in the Spring of 1997. The April 19, 1995 ammonium nitrate truck bomb detonated by McVeigh killed 168 and at the time was the worst act of domestic terrorism on American soil in the nation’s history, and remains the worst committed by an American.

Read more from the Huffington Post