Read the Tribune-Herald's 7-part investigative series on the inner workings of the Branch Davidians. Hours after Part Two appeared in print, the ATF raided the group's compound.
The Waco Tribune-Herald published a seven-part series on the inner workings of the Branch Davidian cult near Elk, the culmination of a nine-month investigation that included allegations of child abuse, among other startling revelations. The first part of the series published Feb. 27, 1993, with Part Two appearing in on Feb. 28, 1993. Hours after Part Two appeared in print, the ATF raided the compound. Following the events of the deadly raid, the Tribune-Herald published the remaining parts of the series in a single issue, March 1.