Letters: Jun. 11, 2001

The McVeigh Execution on Hold

"The latest FBI caper is a Keystone Kops fiasco. If the FBI were a business, those responsible would be fired on the spot." PAT OLIVER Boca Raton, Fla.

What is the problem with the FBI? The discovery of missing files and the consequent delay in the execution of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh [NATION, May 21] are a disgusting injustice to the victims, their families and the American people. Law-enforcement officials have made mistakes resulting in public embarrassment over recent years, but for the highest crime-fighting federal agency to bungle such a crucial case is an...

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