Letters, Aug. 14, 1995

INVESTIGATION OF A DISASTROUS RAID

Your coverage of the political storm brewing around the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms pulled no punches [COVER STORIES, July 24], but the ATF is clearly the victim of reactionist politics. You pointed out the ATF's tactical errors, but you failed to mention a crucial fact: the people inside the Branch Davidian compound had a civic and moral obligation to submit to the execution of a legal search warrant. If this truth is obscured in politics, there will be more Wacos and more people will die. DENNIS J. SANDUSKY Wilmington, Delaware

"ATF Under Siege" was...

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