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Cults: Heaven's Gate and Branch Davidians   -  Discontinued


Cults: Heaven's Gate and Branch Davidians


Item Number:
AAE-73544
Price:
 
Format:
DVD
Length:
50 min.
Copyright:
n/a
Closed Caption:
No
Producer:
A & E Entertainment
Summary:
With the millennia approaching, many Americans are searching for spirituality. But increasing numbers of people are finding "answers" in cults that are drastically removed from the mainstream and many would say from reality itself. Why would 39 people from all walks of life believe that committing suicide would open the door to a "higher reality" among the stars? Why would a militant religious group set fire to their compound, contributing to the death of 75 of their own? In the tragic tales of the Heaven's Gate cult and the Branch Davidians, a window is opened to the enigmatic world of cults today. THE 20th CENTURY takes an unflinching look at these two cases through extensive CBS News footage and interviews with federal agents, law enforcement officials, and reporters. While cults have always been a part of American life, are they now more likely to go to extremes? See extensive footage of the raid on the Davidians' compound in Waco, Texas, and hear from former members of Heaven's Gate. Are these cases isolated incidents, or merely the first stirrings of a larger trend? Join Mike Wallace as he searches for answers to this difficult, important question.




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