Before he was the notorious head of a murder-suicide cult, the Indiana preacher was a socialist who fought Jim Crow.
Ian Haworth, an ex-cult member, has been running the Cult Information Center since 1987. I caught up with him recently to get an insight into how a modern day cult operates.
Members of the doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo have been impossible to interview since their 1995 Tokyo subway attack. Unless you’re a US security adviser.