Larry Grathwohl: Requiem for an American Hero

My article from the July 24, 2013 issue of FrontPage Magazine: Larry Grathwohl: Requiem for an American Hero By Matthew Vadum A great patriot who suffered and risked everything he had to defend the United States of America by infiltrating the Weather Underground terrorist group in the late 1960s, died suddenly last week. Larry Grathwohl passed away at the age of 65 in his Cincinnati apartment on July 18, apparently of natural causes. Although no cause of death has been made public, he had been in poor health for some time. Born in Cincinnati on Oct. 13, 1947, Larry David … Continue reading Larry Grathwohl: Requiem for an American Hero

Patriot Larry Grathwohl, RIP

I learned today that Larry Grathwohl was found dead in his Cincinnati apartment. No cause of death has been announced but my guess is it was natural causes. In the above 2011 photo Larry is shown at the right. The Vietnam vet put his life on the line by infiltrating the Weather Underground Organization. He was in the inner circle of Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn. He told his fascinating tale in the recently reissued book, Bringing Down America. Here is a link to  a tribute by Tina Trent. I wrote an article about Larry in 2010. Here’s what I wrote about Larry at pp. 35-6 of … Continue reading Patriot Larry Grathwohl, RIP

‘Nonviolence’ Explodes in Chicago

My article from today’s Front Page Magazine: ‘Nonviolence’ Explodes in Chicago By Matthew Vadum The NATO summit in Chicago has produced an impressive list of arrests for demonstrations officially billed by the Left and the compliant mainstream media as “nonviolent.” Some of the alleged pacifists conspired to maim and kill Americans. The wave of violence unleashed by the Obama-endorsed Occupy Wall Street movement and other elements of the activist Left in recent weeks is part of what left-wingers are calling the “99% Spring.” The actions, which are being cheered on by small-c communist terrorists Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, are … Continue reading ‘Nonviolence’ Explodes in Chicago