American Experience

Ruby Ridge scene breakdown

Clip | 2m 40s

Telling the story of what happened on Ruby Ridge in 1992—when a standoff between the Weaver family and the federal government turned deadly—took a great deal of investigation and trust. In this Scene Breakdown, director Barak Goodman explains how he combined never-before-seen footage shot by the marshals on the ground, with surveillance footage, and original interviews.

Aired: 02/14/17

Rating: NR

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