The Brian Lehrer Show

Freakonomics: Brothers

Thursday, April 25, 2013

In the wake of the Boston bombing, Stephen J. Dubner, host of Freakonomics Radio, revisits his 1999 interview with the Unabomber and looks at his relationship with his brother, David Kaczynski. 

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Freakonomics Radio

Running to Do Evil

Thursday, April 25, 2013

An interview with Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, whose younger brother turned him in -- and what it says about the Boston bombers.

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The Takeaway

Unabomber: Also the 1982 Tylenol Killer?

Friday, May 20, 2011

Theodore Kaczynski, a.k.a. the unabomber, eluded authorities for 20 years from his hermitage in Montana, sending bombs through the mail that killed three people and wounded 20. Then in 1995 there was media flurry, when the New York Times published his manifesto and his brother turned him in. For 15 years he has been doing time alone in a “supermax” prison in Colorado. But this week, the media flurry around Kaczynski has begun again. First on Wednesday, when the government started auctioning his stuff to raise money for his victim's families and then again yesterday, when the F.B.I. has requested a DNA sample from him in the 25 year old “Tylenol case.” Did he do it?