Instead, his brother recognized Kaczynski's style of writing and beliefs from the manifesto, and tipped off the FBI.
Kaczynski's lawyers were court appointed, but he eventually dismissed them because they wanted to plead insanity in order to avoid the death penalty, and Kaczynski did not believe he was insane.
Some anarchist authors, such as John Zerzan and John Moore, have come to his defense, while holding some reservations about his actions and ideas.
Early life Kaczynski was born on May 22, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois, to second-generation Polish Americans Wanda (ne Dombek) and Theodore Richard Kaczynski.
He attended grades five through eight at Evergreen Park Central School.