Waco: Madman or Messiah

Waco: Madman or Messiah is a 2018 American documentary film directed by Christopher Spencer about the Branch Davidians and David Koresh in the years leading up to and including the 51-day stand-off with the FBI which ended with the 1993 raid on Mount Carmel, Texas.[1] The four-hour, two-part documentary special premiered on January 28, 2018.[2][3][4]

Waco: Madman or Messiah
Directed byChristopher Spencer
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes2
Original networkA&E
Original releaseJanuary 28 (2018-01-28) –
January 29, 2018 (2018-01-29)
External links


  1. ^ "A&E, Raw TV team for Waco siege doc". Retrieved 2018-08-21.
  2. ^ Desk, TV News. "VIDEO: First Look - A&E Documentary Event WACO: MADMAN OR MESSIAH". Retrieved 2018-08-16.
  3. ^ Lowry, Brian. "Waco standoff revisited in Paramount drama, A&E documentary". CNN. Retrieved 2018-08-16.
  4. ^ "Infamous Cult Leader David Koresh's Voice Haunts New Documentary on Waco Siege". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2018-08-21.