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April 19 / Dark Anniversaries / Waco, Texas #726553

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Apr 19, 2003
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(Studio: Fredricka Whitfield) A series of tragedies associated with April 19 noted: the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, the Columbine High School shooting in 1999 and the standoff between Branch Davidians and federal agents near Waco, Texas, ten years ago.

(No location given: Gary Reaves) The community of Waco ten years after the incident at the Branch Davidian compound featured; footage & photos shown of the assault by federal agents and the blaze engulfing the compound; scenes shown of memorials at the site. [Museum founder Helen Marie TAYLOR†- points out articles in the museum; says Waco has been in a state of denial.] [McLennan County, Texas, Sheriff Larry LYNCH†- recalls his role in the negotiations.] [Waco RESIDENT – says you wish it had never happened.] [Waco OFFICIAL‡- says the big concern was the loss of the children.]

Whitfield, Fredricka;
Reaves, Gary

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