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Panorama

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The Sinful Messiah
The heavily fortified compound at Waco, housing the extremist
Branch Davidian sect led by self-styled Messiah
David Koresh , had been under siege since the attempt at storming It on 28 February resulted In a fatal shoot-out. Suddenly, on 19 April, It exploded Into flames; about a third of the 87 who died were British.
Survivors from the UK are among those about to go on trial for murder. Who are these people, what were they doing In Texas and how did they come under the fatal Influence of Koresh?
John Penycate talks to some of those who came out alive and investigates the Branch Davidians' recruiting methods in this country. He examines Koresh's bizarre cocktail of religion, violence and sexual abuse, and reveals the true story of the US government's role In the Waco shooting, siege and final conflagration. Producer Andrew Williams
Editor Glenwyn Benson

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Unknown: David Koresh
Talks: John Penycate
Producer: Andrew Williams
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

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