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FBI Investigation / Weaver Siege #160926

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 13, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) The Justice Department's reopening of the investigation of the FBI siege of the home of white separatist Randy Weaver examined; the issue of the change of rules allowing the use of deadly force against the compound detailed. Report from field agent Eugene Glenn that FBI deputy director Larry Potts approved the rule change and the FBI's suspension of agent Michael Kahoe for disposing of documents noted. [Deputy attorney general Jamie GORELICK, Senator Arlen SPECTER - comment.] Statements from FBI director Louis Freeh and Judiciary subcommittee's Representative Bill Collum about the FBI and the Idaho raid also mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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