On February 28, 1993, the eyes of the world suddenly converged on a small religious community just
outside Waco, Texas when the FBI conducted a raid on charismatic cult leader David Koresh (Taylor Kitsch) and his devoted followers. 51 days later, a fire engulfed the compound, killing 76 men, women and children inside. What transpired over those 51 days remains one of the most misunderstood stories in American history. Waco has come to evoke different ideas to different people - government recklessness, religious fanaticism, conspiracy theories, and cover-ups. What really happened at Waco?