The Branch Davidians had established a community called Mount Carmel Centre outside Waco.
What does BD stand for?
BD stands for Branch Davidian (cult)
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Twenty years ago today, the federal government began its siege on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, that would end 50 days later with the Mount Carmel Center up in flames and the death of cult leader David Koresh and 75 of his followers.
The motive for the attack was apparently retaliation against the US government for the bloody end to a siege near Waco, Texas, in which 82 members of the Branch Davidian sect died.
The raid by Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, occurred on February 28, 1993.
He's now been short-listed for his prodding portrait of Texas, Memory Bucket, 2003, a polysemic parade of video, photographs, and paraphernalia wherein the testimonies of Branch Davidians jostle with footage of Dubya's favorite burger bar and of three million bats blackening the big sky.
I'll bet those Branch Davidians would've loved to have been merely stripped naked, photographed and then set free.
For the past two decades, Benes has been making relics out of found and bought materials--acquiring nails from the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Tex.
The aim would have been "making her accept 'full responsibility' in deed, not just word," for the deaths that occurred in the 1993 federal raid on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas.