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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. "Heaven's Gate: The Cult of Cults," is now a four-part docuseries inspired by this podcast, streaming on HBO Max.

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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. "Heaven's Gate: The Cult of Cults," is now a four-part docuseries inspired by this podcast, streaming on HBO Max.

    10: The Class

    10: The Class

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

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    • 53 min
    9: The Comet

    9: The Comet

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

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    • 48 min
    8: The Unknowns

    8: The Unknowns

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

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    • 51 min
    7: The Programming

    7: The Programming

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

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    • 45 min
    6: The Choice

    6: The Choice

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

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    • 41 min
    5: The Tape

    5: The Tape

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

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    • 40 min

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