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August 19, 2012
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Hundreds of federal agents converge on Ruby Ridge during the standoff in August 1992.

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Opposition: Angry neighbors shout at agents along the road leading to the Weavers’ cabin.

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Standoff site: This March 1992 photo shows the remote location of the Weavers’ hand-built cabin.

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North Idaho resident Bill Grider holds his wife as she yells at government forces at a roadblock during the Ruby Ridge standoff.

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A protester is subdued by Bonners Ferry police at the Ruby Ridge roadblock. The protester and others had been taunting officers and got too close.

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Skinheads and local residents hold hands and pray during a vigil the night they learned Vicki Weaver, Randy Weaver’s wife, was killed in a shootout at Ruby Ridge.

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In a photo taken from a TV broadcast, Randy Weaver poses with his wife, Vicki, and children Sara, right, Rachel and Samuel. Vicki and Samuel were killed by gunfire at Ruby Ridge.

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Randy Weaver, right, is led from the Federal Building in Boise, Idaho, by U.S. Marshal Mike Johnson following a court appearance in September 1992.