American Experience

Oklahoma City

Season 29 Episode 2 | 1h 53m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

OKLAHOMA CITY traces the events — including the deadly encounters between American citizens and law enforcement at Ruby Ridge and Waco — that led McVeigh to commit the worst act of domestic terrorism in American history. With a virulent strain of anti-government anger still with us, the film is both a cautionary tale and an extremely timely warning.

Aired: 02/07/17

Expired: 09/08/17

Rating: NR

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