In Wednesday's episode, the reins are officially taken over by each opposing party's more extremist leaders.
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.
No matter how the gunfire began at Mount Carmel, ‘Waco’ makes one thing clear: the whole raid hung on false motives.
The second episode of the miniseries reveals that the true danger of the Branch Davidians was their faith—not in their religion, but their leader.
Just when Waco thought it had shaken its reputation, a new miniseries resurfaces the Branch Davidian standoff 25 years ago.