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Thanks Ryan outrage is growing against Columbia University here in New York City for hiring former Weather Underground radical -- -- dean is a member of its staff.
The dean who went to jail for her involvement of two cops and an armored truck guard will now be able to mold the minds of Americans you.
It's terrible news to folks like Joseph -- -- nine years old he lost his father in the 1975 bombing of the New York City tavern.
A group of terrorists who claimed responsibility for that bombing called themselves FAL and and they had connections to the -- group Weather Underground.
-- O'Connor joins me this morning team -- -- -- I'm sure it's still tough to look at those pictures of the family together.
It is it's hard to see -- put it I'm grateful -- to see my dad's face again and that's really what a lot of the motivation has been never let him be forgotten.
And before we size want to mention the names of those three men who were killed officer O'Grady.
And and Waverly brown -- -- should not be forgotten you know thank you so much for doing that when you hear the news at Columbia University.
It's hiring this woman who.
Who's responsible for the deaths of three other people yes.
What do you make of it.
Well I didn't it makes you feel that -- that academia has -- taken some of the left wing causes and Kathy -- would not have been hired.
Say if she was a serial killer.
There's no doubt about it there's there's a connection between her left wing background her who -- radicalism.
And the people of Colombia who wanted that kind of celebrity.
That kind of person in their school and it's very disturbing that she would be put in front of really impressionable kids.
-- you know it's so interesting because we had a lot of discussion about Bill Ayers Wright.
You know who is also associated with this group an -- and he's being seen as as a quote respected member of academia as well he's so what does that -- -- About society and number two to parents even real lives.
The potentially these could be the instructors their kids are being put front -- I don't think they realize and it's a great point I don't think they know.
They put some -- -- who now is I think -- Minnesota state you have Kathy -- you've had Susan Rosenberg had all these.
Various people who had jobs in colleges and other respected.
It it makes a sense they they were murderers.
They planted bombs they tried to over to overthrow the United States when they really -- couldn't do that.
They moved from me and active terrorists roll to it via the academic world politics and -- into the media so we see this movie coming out this week.
From Robert Redford about the Weather Underground and from what I understand I haven't seen -- yet no one has but it it seems like it's -- it's it's.
Their their attacks and and -- murders.
And it's it's a dangerous.
Involvement of these people two to two more people's minds and.
It makes you what washed their background really it's it's and it's trend it's it's undeniable.
We should also mention that your family was also hit with the terroristic attacks of 9/11 -- that your father's -- son was also killed.
Yes comments on this -- and Steve -- was killed on 9/11 my father's company SAL and back in the seventies.
So and I was in the World Trade Center that morning and saw the plane -- and we've we've been affected by both sides and.
Some of the same -- -- -- on back in the seventies are happening now that in with the Islamic.
Terrorists where they are becoming care and all these other groups are becoming respected.
Parts of our society.
-- never quite sure where they're going with this.
Well you know first hand.
When it felt like.
To be the son who lost his dad you know but had a message I think today is for parents to be a little bit more aware of who may be teaching their kids -- need to know -- Joseph Connor thanks for your time thank you question.
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