March 10, 2020

Episode 4: How Do You Outrun A Panic? (S2 American Panic)

by Conviction

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By 1985, California was fully engulfed in a panic. People were convinced that there was an underground network of satanists abusing children right under their noses, and everyone was a suspect. Children who were taken away for questioning often didn't return. Parents, friends, and neighbors were arrested without evidence to support the charges. In the midst of this frenzy, one family packed their bags and made a break for it. In this episode, what it’s like to try to outrun a panic.

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