The FBI and ATF seize religious leader David Koresh's Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas in the spring of 1993.
Based on the true story that shocked the world
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Waco explores the 51-day 1993 standoff between the FBI and the ATF and David Koresh
's religious faction, the Branch Davidians, in Waco, Texas, that culminated in a fatal fire. It investigates the genuine facts of the tragedy right up until and chronicling the standoff told from a variety of viewpoints of those most personally associated with the two sides of the dispute. See more
During the entire 51 days, David Koresh
retains his mullet haircut. But there is historical archive footage, particularly after the FBI sent video cameras in to the Davidians, in which his hair is relatively short, like a butch cut or a crew cut. See more
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