Inside Waco

BY ARROW MEDIA
RELEASED: 2001
RUNTIME: 60 min
EPISODES: 1
KEY PERSONNEL: Tom Brisley
BROADCASTER: Investigation Discovery
CATEGORY: History

When a raid on a religious cult in Waco, Texas, goes wrong, 6 people are left dead and one of the longest stand offs in American history begins.

For 51 days, FBI negotiators attempt to secure the release of over a hundred people, many of them wome​n and children, from inside a compound controlled by cult leader, David Koresh. With negotiations grinding to a halt, the FBI attempts the use of tear gas to force the cult members out – with catastrophic consequences.​