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Unabomber Manifesto Draws $17,500 Bid Online
In this undated photo released Tuesday, May 17, 2011 by the US Marshals Public Affairs Office, displays one of the lots being sold that were owned by Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, in an online auction that begins in May 18. Proceeds from the auction will be used to compensate Kaczynski’s victims. AP Photo/US Marshals Public Affairs Office.
ATLANTA, GA (AP).- A handwritten copy of the unabomber's infamous manifesto has a high bid of more than $17,500 with a week to go in an auction of personal items meant to benefit his victims.

As of Thursday, the item had drawn nine bidders. The auction ends June 2.

A U.S. district judge ordered Ted Kaczynski's personal items sold so the proceeds could benefit his victims' families.

The high bid for his typewriter is $11,100. The item most in demand? Kaczynski's hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses, with 19 bidders so far and a high bid of $20,025.

The 69-year-old Kaczynski is serving a life sentence without parole after pleading guilty in 1998 to setting 16 explosions that killed three people and injured 23 others in various parts of the country.


Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.



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