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Heaven's Gate

Stitcher / Pineapple Street Media / Glynn Washington

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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 - t...Show More
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44:46 | Nov 1st, 2017

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

35:43 | Oct 18th, 2017

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

53:05 | Dec 27th, 2017

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

41:11 | Nov 29th, 2017

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

40:08 | Nov 15th, 2017

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

38:20 | Nov 8th, 2017

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

40:03 | Oct 25th, 2017

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

48:21 | Dec 20th, 2017

Heaven’s Gate members get the sign they’ve been waiting for.

51:08 | Dec 13th, 2017

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

45:29 | Dec 6th, 2017

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

03:12 | Oct 2nd, 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 o...Show More

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03:55 | Nov 20th, 2018

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42:10 | Sep 24th, 2018

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03:16 | Feb 28th, 2018

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