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The Shadow of Waco

Twenty-two years ago, federal agents raided the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, and generated a legacy that still shapes antigovernment groups today.
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2017; 2015
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Death in Camp Delta

On June 9th, 2006, three detainees died inside the Guantanamo detention camp. The prison authorities said that the detainees had taken their own lives. The parents of the prisoners said that their sons were killed. Death in Camp Delta is the story of one of the deceased, Yasser Al-Zahrani from Saudi Arabia. He was only 17 years old when he came to Guantanamo in 2002. His father has filed a case against Donald Rumsfeld, stating that his son was tortured, then killed and returned to him in a box, in pieces. The Norwegian filmmaker, Erling Borgen, a professor of investigative documentary filmmaking who has produced 44 documentaries, has been to seven countries and worked for three years preparing Death in Camp Delta. He interviews released Guantanamo prisoners as well as lawyers represe [...]
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2018; 2011
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Truth and Lies: Waco

ABC presents a documentary on the deadly 1993 Waco, Texas siege that ignited national outrage. This video features interviews with FBI and ATF agents, survivors of the fire, and children of David Koresh's followers. The raid on the Branch Davidian compound led to a gunfight killing four ATF agents and six of David Koresh’s followers. After a 51-day standoff, the compound burned to the ground, leaving 74 more people dead. The crisis that ignited national outrage and a media firestorm has been described as the worst debacle in federal law enforcement history. The government’s misleading disclosure of key facts in the case following the event gave rise to conspiracy theories from far-right movements that cite this event as a rallying cry for their distrust of the government. The documen [...]
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2018
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Stealing J. Edgar Hoover's Secrets

On March 8, 1971, a group of eight Vietnam War protestors broke into a Federal Bureau of Investigation field office in Media, Pennsylvania, and stole hundreds of government documents that shocked a nation.
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2017; 2014
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A Search for Justice

The murder of four American churchwomen focused attention on the United States' involvement in El Salvador, and continues to haunt both countries nearly 35 years later.
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2017; 2014
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Blackout

A look at what happened in New York City the night the lights went out in July of 1977, plunging 7 million city residents into darkness. By the time power was restored, stores and businesses had been looted and burned and thousands had been arrested.
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2018; 2015