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In 1997, thirty-nine people took their own lives in an apparent mass suicide. The events captivated the media and had people across the planet asking the same question...‘Why?’ 20 years later, those who lost loved ones and those who still believe - tell their story. Hosted by Glynn Washington of Snap Judgment.

In 1997, thirty-nine people took their own lives in an apparent mass suicide. The events captivated the media and had people across the planet asking the same question...‘Why?’ 20 years later, those who lost loved ones and those who still believe - tell their story. Hosted by Glynn Washington of Snap Judgment.

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United States

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In 1997, thirty-nine people took their own lives in an apparent mass suicide. The events captivated the media and had people across the planet asking the same question...‘Why?’ 20 years later, those who lost loved ones and those who still believe - tell their story. Hosted by Glynn Washington of Snap Judgment.

Language:

English


Episodes

​Introducing Unfinished: Deep South

6/29/2020
Unfinished: Deep South is a new historical true crime podcast produced by Witness Docs that races to resolve the unfinished business of a small Arkansas town by starting with one question: who lynched Isadore Banks? Sixty-six years after the murder a wealthy African American farmer and WWI veteran who found a way to prosper in the Jim Crow South, this investigative series attempts to restore his legacy and solve the crime before the story goes cold forever. Season 1 of Unfinished is out NOW...

Duration:00:03:20

Introducing Verified

2/24/2020
We’re bringing you a special clip from Verified, a new investigative true crime podcast from Witness Docs and Stitcher. Season one of Verified tells the story of a group of fearless women from around the world who band together with a team of Italian reporters to bring a policeman turned sexual predator to justice. Hosted by investigative reporter Natasha Del Toro, this ten-episode, immersive true crime series examines the trust we place in the sharing economy and the power that a simple...

Duration:00:02:55

Introducing The Dream

12/9/2019
Check out The Dream, the hit podcast that exposed the world of multi-level marketing schemes. This season they’re tackling the wellness industry: healing crystals, detox juices, and everything in between that claim to bring us eternal happiness and health. But how much of these products is based in truth and science? Who gets rich and who loses? The Dream is out NOW - listen in your favorite podcast app.

Duration:00:09:55

10: The Class

12/27/2017
39 people exit their vehicles, and stun the world. Families, classmates and the rest of us grapple with what comes after.

Duration:00:54:03

9: The Comet

12/20/2017
Heaven’s Gate members get the sign they’ve been waiting for.

Duration:00:53:53

8: The Unknowns

12/13/2017
This week - the “what if” questions surrounding Heaven’s Gate. Plus, your stories.

Duration:00:54:14

7: The Programming

12/6/2017
Gail Maeder was smart, fun and happy, before she joined Heaven’s Gate. What got into her head?

Duration:00:50:09

6: The Choice

11/29/2017
Frank and Erika, a couple in love, join a celibate group. Years later, Do poses a fateful question.

Duration:00:46:42

5: The Tape

11/15/2017
After a sudden death in the group, Do sends a private, awkward, illuminating, confusing tape to Terrie Nettles.

Duration:00:46:20

4: The Host

11/8/2017
Host Glynn Washington shares more from his personal story of growing up in a cult.

Duration:00:42:13

3: The Mothers

11/1/2017
While The Two are recruiting new members into their nomadic lifestyle, one woman is trying desperately to make contact.

Duration:00:48:13

2: The Two

10/25/2017
It's one thing to join a group your mom would call a cult. It's another thing when your mom starts one.

Duration:00:42:35

1: The Seekers

10/18/2017
The Heaven's Gate faithful weren't freaks or space cadets. They were regular people, hungry for something more. They were Seekers.

Duration:00:39:21

Coming soon… Heaven’s Gate

10/2/2017
Here’s a first glimpse through Heaven’s Gate - into the group’s decades-long history, as told by family, followers, experts, and the leaders themselves. Whatever you think you know - prepare to be surprised. Subscribe now and hear the first episode on October 18th. More info at www.heavensgate.show.

Duration:00:03:12