When John Quinney was ten years old, he took the stand to testify against his own father. He had come to believe that his dad Melvin was the murderous leader of a satanic cult. It would be decades before John would learn that his family was just one of many swept up in a panic that gripped America in the 1980s—one in which hundreds of people were accused of taking part in underground satanic cults that sacrificed infants and sexually abused children. By the time the panic had subsided, score ...
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True crime stories in the school system - the good apples and the bad apples. Murder, suicide, hijacking, sexual misconduct, lawsuits, spying, disappearances, kidnapping and bullying – yes, you read it right – the school system. But just because you find one bad apple doesn’t mean you should give up on the whole tree - so the good apples will be celebrated too. Ana Thomas is a teacher and your host, so join her as she presents the good apples and the bad apples.