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  • Oklahoma City Bombing
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    Oklahoma City Bombing

    Attorney General Reno and Director Louis Freeh met with reporters to announce the arrest of a suspect, Timothy McVeigh, in the bombing of a federal office building in Oklahoma City. They…

  • September 11 Commission Intelligence
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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.,…

  • Attorney General Farewell Speech
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    Attorney General Farewell Speech

    After the presentation of colors and the National Anthem, Justice Department officials praised Attorney General Janet Reno. She delivered her farewell speech to department employees. Music…

  • Oversight of the Wen Ho Lee Case
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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 plea bargain…

  • Internet Security
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    Internet Security

    Justice Department officials and Internet industry officials testified about the federal law enforcement response to recent Internet hacking attacks and the overall security of the…

  • Countering Terrorist Threats in the US
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    Countering Terrorist Threats in the U.S.

    Witnesses testified about the U.S. government’s plan to counter terrorist threats to the United States. Secretary Albright talked about the work being done to protect American diplomatic…

  • FBI Anniversary Ceremony
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    FBI Anniversary Ceremony

    Attorney General Reno and others honored past and present agents of the FBI. They focused on the origin of the bureau and some challenges that they have dealt with like gangsters and the…

  • Atlanta Bombing Suspect
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    Atlanta Bombing Suspect

    Attorney General Reno announced that a federal judge had issued a warrant for the arrest of Robert Rudolph for bombings at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, as well as an abortion…

  • US Embassy Bombings in Africa
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    U.S. Embassy Bombings in Africa

    Officials spoke to reporters about the suspect in the U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya. Mohamed Rashed Daoud al-'Owhali will return to the U.S. to face criminal charges for the bombing.

  • FBI Agent Spy Arrest
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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 list of…

  • AntiTerrorism Funding
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    Anti-Terrorism Funding

    Committee members heard testimony concerning funding for the Justice Department’s increased anti-terrorism efforts and supplemental funding for the Oklahoma City bombing investigation.

  • Crime Legislation
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    Crime Legislation

    Vice President Gore and Attorney General Reno briefed the media on the federal antiviolent crime enforcement initiative. The initiative forms partnerships with local and state authorities, sharing with them…

  • FBI Director SwearingIn
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    FBI Director Swearing-In

    President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet Reno spoke at the swearing-in ceremony of Louis Freeh to replace William Sessions as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Following…