Why Waco? : cults and the battle for religious freedom in America (eBook, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Why Waco? : cults and the battle for religious freedom in America

Author: James D Tabor; Eugene V Gallagher
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the first balanced, authoritative account of the siege, James Tabor and Eugene Gallagher explore the powerful drama in Waco and the motivations of all the players, including the government, the media, the cultbusters, the Branch Davidians, and David Koresh himself. Tabor and Gallagher unflinchingly confront the most controversial accusations concerning the group's possession of illegal firearms, unconventional
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tabor, James D., 1946-
Why Waco?.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1995
(DLC) 95003553
(OCoLC)32051103
Named Person: David Koresh; David Koresh; David Koresh; David Koresh; David Koresh
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James D Tabor; Eugene V Gallagher
ISBN: 9780520919181 0520919181 0585054746 9780585054742
OCLC Number: 42855061
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What might have been --
Moving to Mount Carmel --
Unlocking the seven seals --
The sinful messiah --
A complex hostage/barricade rescue situation --
The wacko from Waco --
The cult controversy --
Waco and religious freedom in America --
Appendix: An unfinished manuscript by David Koresh --
List of Mount Carmel Branch Davidians.
Responsibility: James D. Tabor and Eugene V. Gallagher.
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The 1993 government assault on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, resulted in the deaths of four federal agents and eighty Branch Davidians, including seventeen children. This title  Read more...

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