National and international media converge on Waco to cover Mount Carmel siege.

As many as 400 media representatives from as far away as South Africa and Australia have come to Waco, in addition to another 400-500 law enforcement officers, according to the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce. The chamber and volunteers with the Salvation Army have kept a loose count.

States and countries blacked in have sent media to Waco. This is not a complete listing.

• Canada

• Mexico

• England

• France

• Germany

• South Africa

• Australia

• Wash.

• Calif.

• Idaho

• Utah

• Colo.

• N.M.

• Kan.

• Okla.

• Texas

• Mo.

• Ark.

• La.

• Ill.

• Minn.

• Mich.

• Tenn.

• Ga.

• Fla.

• Va.

• Washington, D.C.

• Pa.

• N.Y.

• Mass.

• Hawaii

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.

Read the Tribune-Herald’s account of the ATF raid on the Branch Davidian compound on Feb. 28, 1993. Four ATF agents and six in the compound were killed in the gunfight.

Read the daily news accounts of the 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Elk, which began Feb. 28 and lasted until April.

Read the accounts of April 19 and beyond: FBI agents began inserting canisters of tear gas into the Branch Davidian compound in the early morning hours. By noon, it was on fire.