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The History of 1995

On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday starting July 17.
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Mar 3, 2019

In the 1990's a secretive cult called "The Order of the Solar Temple" was at the centre of several mass deaths in Europe and Canada.  Devoted followers believed that by committing suicide they would be transported to a new life on the star Sirius.  Anyone who wavered was murdered.  The cult was run by a charismatic homeopathic doctor and a paranoid businessman.  Together they recruited rich, educated professionals from around the world. 

Music in this episode performed and written by Lee Rosevere and Broke For Free.  News clips are courtesy of CBC news archives. 

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