Monday, November 07, 2016

Janet Reno Dies

On the eve of what could be the election of the first woman president, the first woman Attorney General, Janet Reno has died.  Reno served in the administration of Bill Clinton from 1993-2001.  She won major convictions of domestic terrorist Ted Kacynski, know as the Unabomber and Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols for their roles in the bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal Building. 
She was widely criticized for the Branch Davidian raid and for the raid that sent 6 year old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez back to his father in Cuba.
Reno had suffered from Parkinson's Disease for 20 years.

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