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    Texas Cult Standoff

    Attorney General Janet Reno spoke in a news conference to reporters on the events of the day in Waco, Texas, where increased pressure by the FBI to end the siege of an armed religious cult…

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    Oklahoma City Bombing

    In a prepared statement, President Clinton said the bombing in Oklahoma City this morning was an attack on innocent children and defenseless citizens. "It was an act of cowardice, and…

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    Texas Cult Standoff Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from the attorney general on the actions of the government concerning the siege of an armed religious cult near Waco, Texas last month. The…

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    Robert Kennedy 25th Anniversary Memorial Mass

    Members of the Kennedy family, civil rights leaders and the descendants of 1960's civil rights leaders spoke during a Catholic mass commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of former…

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    Brady Bill Signing Ceremony

    President Clinton, joined by Jim and Sarah Brady and a number of congressional leaders, signed the long-debated Brady Bill. The Brady Bill creates a five-day waiting period for a…

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    Racial Discrimination Suit Against AMTRAK

    Employees and their attorneys announced a race relations class action lawsuit against AMTRAK. The suit alleges discrimination against African-Americans in hiring, promotions and…

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    Book Discussion on Bradwell v. Illinois

    The Georgetown Law Center held a moot court to retry the case, Bradwell v. Illinois, which was argued on January 18, 1873. The case dealt with the denial of a law license to Myra Bradwell…

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    Oklahoma City National Memorial Dedication

    On the fifth anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, President Clinton and other officials dedicated a national memorial to the…

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    Love Canal Settlement

    Attorney General Reno and Secretary Reno briefed repoters on the final settlement with Occidental Chemical Corporation over the Love Canal toxic waste site in New York. The company…

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    FBI Agent Spy Arrest

    Director Freeh announced that Earl Edwin Pitts, an agent for 13 years, was arrested on charges of selling secrets to Russian agents. He is accused of providing Russian agents with a…

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    Women of the Clinton Administration

    The first lady and female administration members participated in the National Women’s
    Political Caucus ceremony celebrating the role women
    have in the Clinton administration. The…

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    Operation Casablanca

    Federal law enforcement officials announced the arrest of 142 persons and the seizure of $35 million in a money-laundering case that they said was the largest in history. Three Mexican…

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    Oversight of the Wen Ho Lee Case

    Witnesses testified about the Department of Justice’s handling of the espionage case against nuclear scientist Wen Ho Lee. They explained how and why the government agreed to a…

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    Native American Issues

    In his meeting with American Indian and Alaska Native tribal leaders today at the White House, President Clinton spoke of respecting the values, religions, identities, and sovereignty of…

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    Supreme Court Nominee Announcement

    Speaking from the White House Rose Garden today, President Clinton asked that the Senate consider and promptly confirm the nomination of Judge Stephen Breyer as the 108th justice of the…

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    Capital Punishment

    Following a dramatic performance of “The Exonerated” dealing with issues surrounding the application of the death penalty, former death row inmates talked about their cases,…

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    September 11 Commission: Intelligence

    Former administration law enforcement officials testified about intelligence gathering by the Justice Department and the FBI prior to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S.,…

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    Waco Investigation Day 10 Part 1

    First live portion begins with Mrs. Slaught questioning. ends with 45 min recess. Attorney General Reno testified about her role in the situation, especially her decision to…

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    Crime Victims' Rights Amendment

    Janet Reno and John Walsh were among the witnesses to testify before the committee on a proposed constitutional amendment to protect the rights of violent crime victims. The committee…

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    Human Rights Campaign Dinner

    The Human Rights Campaign presented awards to Mrs. DeGeneres and Ms. Navratilova for their work promoting human rights. They then honored the families of Matthew Shepard and…

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