Larry Grathwohl

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Larry David Grathwohl (October 13, 1947 – July 18, 2013)[1] was a United States Army veteran and an FBI informant during the 1970s. He is best known as the informant who infiltrated the Weather Underground, a radical political organization in the United States. His exploits were documented in the 1976 book, Bringing Down America,[2] where he exposed the inner workings of the Weather Underground and the personal activities of many of its members, including Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn. He died, aged 65, in his Cincinnati apartment on July 18, 2013 of natural causes.[3]


  1. ^ "Larry D. GRATHWOHL's Obituary on The Cincinnati Enquirer". Retrieved 26 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Larry Grathwohl, Bringing Down America: An FBI informer with the Weathermen. New York: Arlington House. 1976. 
  3. ^ "Larry Grathwohl: Requiem for an American Hero". 23 July 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2017. 

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