Uncover: Escaping NXIVM

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The first season of Uncover, a new investigative series by CBC Podcasts, launches September 2018. 1:24

NXIVM (pronounced "Nexium") calls itself a humanitarian community. Experts call it a cult. Uncover: Escaping NXIVM is an investigative podcast series about the group, its leader Keith Raniere and one woman's journey to get out. From CBC Podcasts and CBC News.

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S1 E0: Trailer

Over the past few months, CBC documentarian Josh Bloch has been investigating NXIVM, a self-help group led by Keith Raniere. In this season of Uncover, we take you into NXIVM, and reveal how Raniere won the endorsement of actors, politicians and even a visit from the Dalai Lama. 1:58

S1 E1: The Branding

Sarah takes us inside her journey with NXIVM, from signing up for a personal growth workshop to becoming a star recruiter for the group she now calls a cult. 53:42

S1 E2: The Epiphany

Those who knew Keith Raniere intimately reveal his early life, how he started NXIVM and ended up being accused by the FBI of running a criminal enterprise. 56:24

S1 E3: Sex, Money and Nazis

What happens when you leave NXIVM? Those who have left or spoken out reveal the price they paid. 42:54

S1 E4: The Suppressives

Sarah and her husband try to escape NXIVM and take it down while warning others who are still inside. 42:09

S1 E5: Blow It Up

Josh speaks to one of Keith Raniere's lawyers, Marc Agnifilo, and hears a different point of view on NXIVM and DOS. 39:27

S1 E6: The Defence

Sarah faces criticism about her role in NXIVM and tries to come to terms with the 12 years she spent as a high-level member of the group. 43:42

S1 E7: The Reckoning

Jennifer Kobelt - Sarah Edmondson's former assistant in NXIVM - tells her story of joining NXIVM at a moment of crisis in her life and being involved in the group's so-called "fright study." 21:26

BONUS: The Fright Experiments

Uncover hosts Josh Bloch and Ian Hanomansing discuss the making of Season 1 and reveal what's in store for Season 2. 10:49

Season 1 Handover