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The Waco standoff

Author: Scott Gillam
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014]
Series: Essential events.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines an important historic event, the standoff in Waco, Texas, between federal law enforcement agencies and Branch Davidian leader David Koresh and his followers.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: David Koresh; David Koresh; David Koresh; David Koresh
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Gillam
ISBN: 9781624032615 1624032613
OCLC Number: 857405877
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: To act or to wait? --
A short history of the Davidians --
The role of the media --
A deadly confrontation --
Talk and action --
Tensions build --
Living faith or false religion? --
Apocalypse now --
The aftermath --
Timeline --
Essential facts --
Glossary --
Additional resources --
Source notes --
Index --
About the author --
About the consultant.
Series Title: Essential events.
Responsibility: by Scott Gillam ; content consultant, Eugene V. Gallagher, Rosemary Park PRofessor, Department of Religious Studies, Connecticut College.

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Examines an important historic event, the standoff in Waco, Texas, between federal law enforcement agencies and Branch Davidian leader David Koresh and his followers.

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