TITLE

A botched mission in Waco, Texas

AUTHOR(S)
Popkin, James; Thornton, Jeannye
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses questions directed to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), whose delicate mission to apprehend cult members at the 77-acre Branch Davidian compound outside Waco, Texas, went disastrously awry. Four ATF agents killed in the firefight; Injured and dead cult members; Reasons why the operation was ineptly planned; A less aggressive approach should have been tried first; The compound's phones should have been tapped; Broader attacks on the ATF; More.
ACCESSION #
9303110117

 

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