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The "Covenant, Sword, and Arm of the Lord"

In the spring of 1985, hundreds of federal and state law enforcement agents stormed a north Arkansas Ozarks farm where members of the “Covenant, Sword, and Arm of the Lord,” a survivalist paramilitary commune, were sequestered. Based on redacted FBI records and interviews with two key sources, Jacqueline Froelich recounts the history.

MUSIC: "Covenant Woman"

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.