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On this Day in 1993: The Waco Siege

On Sunday, February 28, 1993, the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) attempted to execute a search warrant at the property of the religious group Branch Davidians in Elk, Texas, nine miles east-northeast of Waco. The ATF was accompanied by members of the media. Fifty days later, on April 19, the siege …

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