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Paul Sparks plays Branch Davidian Steve Schneider in 'Waco'.
Faith and Reason Reach a Deadlock in ‘Waco’

Feb 16, 2018 By Jodi Walker

The series smartly relays the fundamental deadlock between the Branch Davidian's beliefs and the FBI's negotiation tactics not through each party's most polarizing characters, but through their most reasonable middlemen.

David Koresh
The Fire That Time

Mar 31, 2008 By Pamela Colloff

On April 19, 1993, the world watched as the Branch Davidian compound, outside Waco, burned to the ground after a 51-day standoff. Fifteen years later, witnesses and participants—from federal agents to loyal followers of David Koresh—remember what they saw during the deadliest law enforcement operation in U.S. history.