Sam Melville

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Samuel Joseph Melville (born Samuel Joseph Grossman, 1934 – September 13, 1971), was the ‎principal conspirator and bomb setter in the 1969 bombings of eight government and commercial ‎office buildings in New York City. Melville cited his opposition to the Vietnam War and U.S. ‎imperialism as the motivation for the bombings. He pleaded guilty to conspiracy and to bombing ‎the Federal Office Building in lower Manhattan, as well as to assaulting a marshal in a failed escape ‎attempt. A key figure in the 1971 Attica Prison riots, he was shot and killed when the uprising was ‎put down by force.‎