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The Siege at Ruby Ridge
Release Date: May 19, 1996
|Slogan||:||«A true story that shocked the nation.»|
|Production Companies||:||Victor Television Productions Inc., Edgar J. Scherick Associates, Regan Company, The|
|Writers||:||Lionel Chetwynd, Jess Walter|
A mini-series dramatization of the controversial 1992 attack by federal agents on the Idaho home of Randy Weaver, a white seperatist. The ten-day siege, begun over a minor gun charge, resulted in the deaths of Weaver's son, wife and dog, and a U.S. Marshall. The incident caused major public outcry against the FBI and U.S. Marshals.