INDIANS: The Pine Ridge Shootout

Violence flared anew last week on the Pine Ridge reservation of the Oglala Sioux in South Dakota. It was there in 1973 that militant Indians occupied the town of Wounded Knee for two months and two Indians were killed. This time the victims were two FBI agents, slaughtered by a band of Indian militants, and one of their attackers.

The trouble began when four Indians kidnaped two young whites, releasing them a few hours later. Two days later the FBI arrested one Indian and the following day sent Agents Jack Coler and Ronald...

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