This Week in History: February 28-March 5

ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
1:42 | 02/28/16

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The only thing we have good bed. Good well do. This week in history 1933. Franklin Delano Roosevelt introduced the nation to his new deal. And set off for rapid expansion of government to provide welfare and jobs but also triple taxes over the next seven years. This week in 1993. Showdown between Branch Davidians and federal agents began with an intense gun battle in Waco Texas. After 51 day siege and standoff ended with an inferno. Religious cult's compound going up in flames. Commuter regular programming because there's been a verdict in the Martha Stewart case stunning verdict this week in 2004. Kitchen icon in media mogul Martha Stewart was found guilty of obstructing a government investigation. Into alleged insider trading. She was sentenced to five months at a federal prison camp in West Virginia. After she was released Stewart revealed what she missed most while she was behind bars. I sincerely hope. I shall always get credit to my grades. And to the motion picture industry and this week in 1940. Beat Daniels shattered at barrier at the Oscars becoming the first African American woman to win an Academy Award. After trail in the Miami in caught on with the women and I am. Google but it did not have any I don't feel that I cop. Epics southern romance received totaled eight Oscars. Three fewer than Titanic. Would this week in history Jonathan Karl.

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