Unabomber: Don't Use My Cabin in Exhibit

Kaczynski doesn't want his old home on display at Newseum
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 12, 2008 10:12 PM CDT
In this undated file photograph courtesy of the Newseum, the cabin used by Ted Kaczynski, convicted in the "Unabomber" crimes, is seen on display at the Newseum in Washington.    (AP Photo/Newseum)
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(Newser) – “Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski isn’t happy that his Montana cabin is featured in a museum exhibit about the FBI’s first 100 years. In a letter to the US Court of Appeals, Kaczynski writes that the Newseum’s display of the 10-by-12-foot cabin where he was captured flouts the “victims’ objection to publicity connected with the Unabom case,” the Washington Post reports.

The cabin is on loan from the FBI for the exhibition, which includes a section called “A Mad Bomber and His Manifesto" detailing the agency’s search for the Unabomber. "Since the artifact was provided by the FBI and we think it is a dramatic way of retelling the story to visitors, we intend to keep it as part of the exhibit,” a Newseum spokeswoman said.