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Waco, Texas / Cult Standoff / Day 51: Fiery End #592356

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 19, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Waco: Jim Cummins) The fiery ending to the standoff at the religious cult led by David Koresh featured; scenes shown of the final day at the compound near Waco, Texas, where tanks sent tear gas into the buildings, which later were set on fire. [FBI's Bob RICKS - says there has been shooting at the FBI agents; adds that the ante has to be upped.] Reasons for taking action today discussed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Waco: Roger O'Neil) The reaction in Waco to today's events featured; scenes shown. [Koresh's grandmother Jean HOLUB, mother of cult member, Ruth MOSHER, relative of cult members, Karen DOYLE, deprogrammer Rick ROSS, cult member's father Lonnie LITTLE - comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) President Clinton's administration and today's actions in Waco featured. [Attorney General Janet RENO - comments on the plan; says the buck stops with her.] The increased fears of a mass suicide noted. [This morning, CLINTON - says the decision was that of the FBI.] [Senator Arlen SPECTER - calls for Judiciary Committee hearings.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
O'Neil, Roger

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