Digital News Report- The San Francisco Police Officers’ Association (SFPOA) tells in a letter to Clif Kincaid of America’s Survival Inc. that evidence in the 1970 bombing murder of a San Francisco police officer points to Weather Underground members Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers. The letter will be made public at a news event on March 12th, that will feature Larry Grathwohl, a former FBI informant in the Weather Underground saying that Ayers told him that Dohrn planted the bomb that killed Sergeant Brian V. McDonnell. Grathwohl has testified under oath before the U.S. Senate about the bombing plot.
“There are irrefutable and compelling reasons to believe that Bill Ayers and his wife Bernardine Dohrn, members of the terrorist group ‘Weather Underground’, are largely responsible for the bombing of Park Police Station and other police stations throughout the United States during their ‘tour of terror’ in the late 1960s and early 1970s,” the SFPOA letter states.
The bombing took place on February 16th, 1970, when a shrapnel filled pipe bomb detonated on a window ledge at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park Police Station. Brian V. McDonnell, a police sergeant, was killed in the blast. Another police officer, Robert Fogarty, was partially blinded and severely wounded in his face and legs.
Jim Pera, a retired San Francisco Police Officer who was one of the first on the scene after the 1970 bombing, is set to describe the scene at the news event. Two reports on the Weather Underground, “What was the Weather Underground?” by former Congressional investigator Herbert Romerstein, and “From Arms to Education to Political Power — the Return of the SDS and the Weather Underground,” by Cliff Kincaid, and blogger/researcher Trevor Loudon, will also be released at the event.