Government - and Militias - Tread Softly on Bombing Anniversary
1997, Dallas Morning News, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
For the government, April 19 has become like a dark family secret: It looms over everything, yet is seldom discussed.
Federal agencies have quietly planned extra security for Saturday's twin anniversaries of violence: The 1993 fire that killed more than 80 Branch Davidians near Waco, Texas, and the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building that killed 168.
"I think everybody's being sensible about it," Attorney General Janet Reno said this week, refusing to comment further. Other Justice Department officials said they knew of no specific threats. But they added it would be foolish not to be especially careful. Concern is heightened in Atlanta, site of …
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