The shocking story of how two young boys were led to kill their father, and the unique way that the State of Florida delivered justice in the case.
Is Wayne Williams the monster responsible for killing 29 African Americans between 1979 and 1981? Or did the prosecution in Williams' trial withhold evidence that white supremacists were responsible? This in-depth probe explores the continuing controversy over the infamous Atlanta child murders that shocked the nation. We'll hear from the prosecutors, the defense attorney, a mother of one of the victims, and Williams, who keeps fighting for a new trial after nearly two decades in prison.
After first moving to California Jim Jones, a cult leader, took his followers to a farm in Guyana called Jonestown. He grew paranoid about defecting members, and after a visit from Congressman Leo Ryan, ordered a mass suicide.
Jim Jones preached equality and socialism to a multi-ethnic congregation in Indiana called "The People's Temple." After first moving to California Jones, took his followers to a farm in Guyana called Jonestown. He grew paranoid about defecting members, and after a visit from Congressman Leo Ryan, ordered a mass suicide.
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Combine a charismatic personality with fringe beliefs and an appetite for violence, and you get some of history's most notorious cult leaders. Charles Manson terrorized frightened Americans in the late 1960s, convincing his followers to commit heinous murders in his name. David Koresh led the Branch Davidian cult in Waco, Texas, leading to a standoff with the federal government in 1993 that resulted in the death of Koresh and 75 of his believers. Learn about these leaders, and many more, who inspired hundreds to follow their unconventional philosophies—often with tragic results.
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