Waco Untold

Four quickie Branch Davidian books reveal that the full story has yet to come out.

Although it has been only a year since the standoff between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents and Branch Davidians cultists began outside of Waco, four “instant” books on the tragic affair have been on the shelves for months. This probably shouldn’t surprise anyone, because the story of David Koresh and his followers is so tawdry and irresistible, but it is hard to believe that after the extensive coverage—51 days of CNN, plus network news, afternoon chat shows, and even a movie of the week—these writers could

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