Freemen Update Of all the news stories of 1996, the standoff between the FBI and the Montana Freemen may rank as one of the most bizarre. On March 25th, a small group of anti-government protestors set up barricades and posted armed guards at an 850-acre ranch they called the "Justus Township" outside Jordan, Montana. Wanted for threatening public officials and writing bogus checks, the Freemen refused to give up. After 81 days, the group finally surrendered. But even behind bars, the Freemen remain defiant as ever. NPR's Mark Roberts reports.