Taylor Kitsch aims to show fuller portrait of cult leader in 'Waco'

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Taylor Kitsch at KCRW. (Photo by Amy Ta)

Twenty-five years ago in Waco, Texas, cult leader David Koresh and his followers were under siege for nearly two months. Now actor Taylor Kitsch -- of “Friday Night Lights” fame -- plays Koresh in new mini-series about Waco. We also speak with an NPR reporter about what really went down during the siege.


Taylor Kitsch in "Waco." Credit: Paramount.