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Heaven's Gate

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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.

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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.

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Good story, great storyteller

By abroshar - Jul 30 2019
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What makes this story so riveting is Glynn Washington’s expressive telling of it. His pacing is terrific, and he has so much empathy for everyone involved in these very real events. Highly recommended.

Excellent pod!

By adrum1000 - May 26 2019
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Engaging and compassionate.

iTunes Ratings

3888 Ratings
Average Ratings
2993
513
163
110
109

Good story, great storyteller

By abroshar - Jul 30 2019
Read more
What makes this story so riveting is Glynn Washington’s expressive telling of it. His pacing is terrific, and he has so much empathy for everyone involved in these very real events. Highly recommended.

Excellent pod!

By adrum1000 - May 26 2019
Read more
Engaging and compassionate.
Cover image of Heaven's Gate

Heaven's Gate

Updated 12 days ago

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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.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: 3: The Mothers

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While The Two are recruiting new members into their nomadic lifestyle, one woman is trying desperately to make contact.
Nov 01 2017
47 mins
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Rank #2: 4: The Host

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Host Glynn Washington shares more from his personal story of growing up in a cult.
Nov 08 2017
42 mins
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Rank #3: 10: The Class

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39 people exit their vehicles, and stun the world. Families, classmates and the rest of us grapple with what comes after.
Dec 27 2017
54 mins
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Rank #4: 8: The Unknowns

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This week - the “what if” questions surrounding Heaven’s Gate. Plus, your stories.
Dec 13 2017
54 mins
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Rank #5: 9: The Comet

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Heaven’s Gate members get the sign they’ve been waiting for.
Dec 20 2017
51 mins
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Rank #6: 7: The Programming

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Gail Maeder was smart, fun and happy, before she joined Heaven’s Gate. What got into her head?
Dec 06 2017
48 mins
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Rank #7: 5: The Tape

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After a sudden death in the group, Do sends a private, awkward, illuminating, confusing tape to Terrie Nettles.
Nov 15 2017
44 mins
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Rank #8: Introducing: Running from COPS

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Running from COPS is a new podcast from Dan Taberski and the team behind Missing Richard Simmons. For 18 months, Dan investigated COPS: how much control police departments have over the final product, and what happens to the people who end up on camera. Here's a preview of the first episode.

Find full episodes of Running from COPS in your podcast app:

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/running-from-cops-headlong-season-3/id1459118695

Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=387792

Apr 24 2019
10 mins
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Rank #9: 6: The Choice

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Frank and Erika, a couple in love, join a celibate group. Years later, Do poses a fateful question.
Nov 29 2017
44 mins
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Rank #10: 2: The Two

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