The nation?s attention is being drawn to Terre Haute, Indiana, where convicted bomber Timothy McVeigh is scheduled to be executed on Wednesday, March 16.

As media hordes from around the world descend upon Terre Haute, its 52,000 residents are getting ready to show everyone their best as they prepare for the worst.

Here, with more in this Dateline report, "Invasion of Terre Haute," is Neal Lavon and Josh Wickel reporting from Terre Haute.

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