Waco, Wackos, and Politics

Nuechterlein, James
August 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1995, Issue 55, p9
Comments on the coincidence of the publication of Dean M. Kelly's essay on the 1993 Waco tragedy in the May 1995 issue of the journal "First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion and Public Life" with the bombing of the federal government building in Oklahoma City by a man motivated in major part by his anger over government behavior at Waco. Media response to the article and its author; Readers' concerns over the social and political implications of Kelley's report; Views on the responsibility of the government regarding the event.


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