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Waco: The Rules of Engagement

  • Release Date: Sep 19, 1997
  • Runtime: 2 hr. 45 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:William Gazecki


Director William Gazecki's documentary on 1994's 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, TX, which ended with the destruction of the compound by fire and the death of 70 members inside, is a strong and compelling piece of journalism that raises reasonable and troubling questions about how the FBI and the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms) handled the matter. The film gives a brief history of the Branch Davidian...more