\'Turner Diaries\' author dies


James Nimmo sent over Word That White supremacist leader William Pierce, whose book The Turner Diaries is believed to have inspired Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, died Tuesday. He was 68.

Mr. Pierce\'s novel, published in 1978, depicts a violent overthrow of the government by a small band of white supremacists who finance themselves through counterfeiting and bank robbery.

FBI investigators have said Mr. McVeigh was a fan of Mr. Pierce\'s book and used it as a blueprint for bombing the Oklahoma City federal building in 1995. The book includes a truck-bombing of FBI headquarters.