42 Facts About Ted Kaczynski

1. In 1998, Ted Kaczynski received a letter in prison from a fourth-grade teacher named Joy Richards.

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2. Ted Kaczynski continues to comment approvingly on the violent exploits of environmental radicals.

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3. Ted Kaczynski was accepted by Harvard in the spring of 1958; he was not yet sixteen years old.

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4. Ted Kaczynski hinted darkly that the Murray Center seemed to feel it had something to hide.

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5. Ted Kaczynski was arrested in his cabin on April 3, 1996.

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6. Ted Kaczynski sent a letter to The New York Times on April 24, 1995.

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7. Ted Kaczynski was born and raised in Evergreen Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb.

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8. Ted Kaczynski left his job at Berkeley shortly after the Zodiac killed two victims north of Berkeley in Benicia.

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9. Ted Kaczynski said, "What worries me is that I might in a sense adapt to this environment and come to be comfortable here and not resent it anymore.

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10. Ted Kaczynski is very much alive and is serving eight life sentences.

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11. Ted Kaczynski writes letters to thousands of pen pals on the outside.

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12. On January 22, 1998, Ted Kaczynski pleaded guilty to his crimes and accepted eight life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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13. Ted Kaczynski was arraigned in Sacramento and charged with multiple counts related to his numerous bombing attacks.

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14. In 1978, Ted Kaczynski sent a homemade bomb to Northwestern University.

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15. In 1979, Ted Kaczynski struck again at Northwestern, injuring a student at the Technological Institute.

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16. Ted Kaczynski is well known as the Unabomber, but not many know about the man who helped catch him.

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17. Ted Kaczynski sent the explosive package to the engineering professor at Northwestern University.

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18. Ted Kaczynski moved through different cities trying to reinvent himself.

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19. Ted Kaczynski became the youngest lecturer to teach at the college.

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20. Ted Kaczynski got himself a job at the University of California.

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21. Ted Kaczynski was the most elusive homegrown terrorist in US history.

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22. In 1978 Ted Kaczynski moved to the Chicago area to take a job at his brother's factory, and it was during this time that the first of the Unabomber's 16 packages was delivered.

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23. Ted Kaczynski lived in a 10-by-12-foot cabin that he built on the land.

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24. Ted Kaczynski continued his personal battle against federal authority from behind bars.

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25. In 1978, Ted Kaczynski moved back to Chicago to work in the same factory as his brother.

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26. Ted Kaczynski earned his doctorate degree from the university in 1967, and then moved west to teach at the University of California, Berkeley.

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27. In 1958, at the age of 16, Ted Kaczynski entered Harvard University on a scholarship.

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28. Ted Kaczynski was born on May 22, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest child of a Polish-American couple, Wanda and Theodore.

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29. In 1995, Ted Kaczynski successfully intimidated the New York Times and the Washington Post into publishing in full his 35,000-word manifesto.

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30. In the spring of 1996 Theodore Ted Kaczynski was arrested at his cabin.

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31. In 2012, Ted Kaczynski responded to the Harvard Alumni Association's directory inquiry for the fiftieth reunion of the class of 1962; he listed his occupation as "prisoner" and his eight life sentences as "awards".

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32. Ted Kaczynski is serving eight life sentences without the possibility of parole at ADX Florence, a supermax prison in Florence, Colorado.

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33. On January 21, 1998, Ted Kaczynski was declared competent to stand trial "despite the psychiatric diagnoses".

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34. In the same weekend, Ted Kaczynski mailed a bomb to the home of Charles Epstein from the University of California, San Francisco, who lost several fingers upon opening it.

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35. In 1993, after a six-year break, Ted Kaczynski mailed a bomb to David Gelernter, a computer science professor at Yale University.

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36. The FBI theorized that Ted Kaczynski had a theme of nature, trees and wood in his crimes.

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37. Ted Kaczynski had returned to Illinois for the May 1978 bombing, and stayed there for a time to work with his father and brother at a foam rubber factory.

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38. In late 1967, the 25-year-old Ted Kaczynski became the youngest assistant professor of mathematics in the history of University of California, Berkeley, where he taught undergraduate courses in geometry and calculus.

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39. In 1962, Ted Kaczynski enrolled at the University of Michigan, where he earned his master's and doctoral degrees in mathematics in 1964 and 1967, respectively.

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40. Ted Kaczynski earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Harvard in 1962.

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41. Ted Kaczynski was the subject of the longest and most expensive investigation in the history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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42. In 1971 Ted Kaczynski moved to a remote cabin without electricity or running water near Lincoln, Montana, where he lived as a recluse while learning survival skills in an attempt to become self-sufficient.

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