When the scale of the human tragedy was realised there was a supposed exchange when President Clinton refused the resignation of Attorney General Reno. He said she shouldn’t resign just “because some religious fanatics murdered themselves”. However, when the survivors were put on trial for the murder of ATF agents, the jury believed that the Branch Davidians were acting in self defence and the general public and the media took this verdict as an indictment of the government’s handling of the siege... Read the full Waco Siege Crime File
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