Robert Chambliss Birmingam bombing http://apr.org en Letters of Convicted Ala Church Bomber Now Open http://apr.org/post/letters-convicted-ala-church-bomber-now-open <p>Birmingham's public library has a new resource about the city's civil rights history: Letters written from prison by one of three Ku Klux Klansmen convicted in a deadly church bombing that killed four black girls.</p><div><p>The library obtained the letters written to and by Robert Chambliss and opened them for public use on Wednesday, the 35th anniversary of his trial.</p><p>Archives director Jim Baggett says Chambliss never admits any wrongdoing in the letters.</p><p>A retired agent says the FBI obtained the letters from a niece of Chambliss and gave them to the library.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 18:46:33 +0000 The Associated Press 20702 at http://apr.org Letters of Convicted Ala Church Bomber Now Open