PHOTOS: Remembering first female US Attorney General, Janet Reno

Janet Reno was 78 years old.

Attorney General Janet Reno, left, with Rabbi Marvin Hier, speaks at the Museum of Tolerance at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles on Thursdays, June 13, 1996. Reno commented briefly on developments at the Freemen compound in Montana, where the group has been in a long standoff with the FBI. “We are doing everything we can to resolve the situation peacefully,” Reno said. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)