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Waco: A New Revelation (1999)

Researchers analyze new evidence in the fatal 1993 conflict at Mount Carmel in Waco, TX between the Branch Davidians and the FBI, the ATF, and the Texas National Guard.

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Misty Riddle ...
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Rita Riddle ...
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Frederic Whitehurst ...
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Researchers analyze new evidence in the fatal 1993 conflict at Mount Carmel in Waco, TX between the Branch Davidians and the FBI, the ATF, and the Texas National Guard.

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15 September 2003 | by (virtually everywhere) – See all my reviews

This is a rather interesting movie. Not only for the movie, but also the events that surround it. In 1993, the tragedy at Waco, Texas between a religious group and government authorities took place. At first it seemed like a bunch of bible twisting wackos killed themselves and some ATF agents too. (Total death count at 100+) But over the years, some other information has found it's way out. In 1996, the movie "Waco, the Rules of Engagement" came out and really shook things up. (a must see movie) Then the US government tried to answer some of the allegations made in that first movie, but never really regained the confidence of many people. (myself included). So the producers of the first movie released this one in 1999 to "rebut" the governments "answers" to the first movie. So I can see why the direct approach was taken. (And it's very direct.)

What is so amazing to me is that this "battle" between the government and those concerned about this event (Waco) is taking place in movie theaters and people's homes. The news agencies seem to be completely oblivious to the conflict, and the only way people are going to know is to rent or buy the videos themselves....


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