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 in 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] in which he exposed the inner workings of the Weather Underground and the personal activities of many of its members, including Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn.


  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.

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