The woe outsiders brought to Waco

Galloway, Joseph L.
October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/4/93, Vol. 115 Issue 13, p73
Reports on the siege and aftermath at the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. Inability of sheriff Jack Harwell and a horrified community to stop the bloodshed or its ghoulish aftermath; How Harwell urged federal agents to reason and react differently in dealing with David Koresh; Details of the siege; Firestorm that consumed an estimated 80 men, women and children.


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