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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 1 Part 1

    The subcommittee heard testimony about the 1992 FBI shootout at the cabin of Randy Weaver and his family in northern Idaho that resulted in the deaths of Weaver’s wife, son and a…

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    Mexican Drug Cartels

    Witnesses testified about the recent violence in Mexico stemming from clashes between rival drug cartels, law enforcement responses in Mexico and the U.S. to both violence and drug…

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 5

    Committee members heard testimony from F.B.I. sharpshooters concerning the incidents surrounding the shooting of members of the Weaver family. They focused on such issues as why…

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 7

    FBI agents and negotiators testified on the rules of engagement, or special shooting rules, concerning the Ruby Ridge incident. Mr. Glenn, who was commander during the Ruby Ridge…

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 14

    In the final day of hearings on the Ruby Ridge shootout, FBI Director Freeh described the incident as “a series of terribly flawed law enforcement operations.”

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 2

    Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents testified about their involvement in the 1992 incident in northern Idaho standoff which resulted in the death of Randy Weaver’s wife and…

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 1 Part 2

    Randy Weaver continued his testimony before the subcommittee. During Sara Weaver’s testimony about her mother’s death, she approached the door exhibit and, surrounded by…

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    Olympic Park Bombing Media Leaks

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the relationship between law enforcement and the media, especially concerning the Atlanta Olympic Park bombing investigation. The focus was…

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    Kosovo Refugee Situation

    Refugees from the Kosovo region of Yugoslavia testified to the atrocities committed by Serbian forces who were either killing or forcibly deporting Kosovar Albanians from their homes and…

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 9

    FBI administrators testified about their roles in the Ruby Ridge incident. Mr. Potts was suspended after the incident.

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    Secret Law

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing on the Bush administration’s increasing reliance on secret law and the threat it posed to democratic and…

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 6 Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony from U.S. Marshals Service deputies and the former U.S. attorney in Idaho concerning their involvement in the exchange of gunfire which resulted in two…

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    Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs held a hearing on the federal cocaine sentencing laws. Under current federal law it takes 100 times more powder cocaine than crack…

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    TWA Flight 800 Crash Investigation

    Witnesses testified about the FBI’s role in the investigation of TWA Flight 800 which exploded soon after takeoff in 1996. The first panel of National Transportation Safety Board…

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 4

    After an executive session in which the sniper who shot Ms. Weaver took the fifth amendment to avoid self-incrimination, committee members heard further testimony from U.S. Marshals…

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    Anti-Terrorism Act of 1990

    The subcommittee heard testimony on a bill which would provide civil federal remedies against acts of international terrorism. This would be accomplished by adding a civil counterpart…

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    Computer Industry Competition

    Committee members heard testimony from several computer industry leaders on the changing nature of competition in the industry. Witnesses testified about how Microsoft’s position…

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    Terrorism in the United States

    In the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing, committee members heard testimony from various federal law enforcement officials concerning how to combat domestic terrorism. Yesterday,…

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    Ruby Ridge Investigation Day 3 Part 1

    The Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Government Information heard testimony from Mr. Fadeley whose testimony resulted in the weapons violation charges against Randy…

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    Colorization of Black-and-White Movies

    Witnesses gave their opinions for and against the colorization of movies and television shows as it affects artist’s rights and copyright.
    Note: there is video breakup at the beginning…

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