Aug. 27, 2019

Ep. 29.- The Family, The Scariest Story Ever Told

Ep. 29.- The Family, The Scariest Story Ever Told

On this week's episode of Kickin' & Streamin' Podcast, Graham & Jocelyn discuss Netflix original documentary mini series The Family, based on the book of the same title written by investigative writer Jeff Sharlett. Graham & Jocelyn express their uneasiness about such a potentially heavily political topic on the podcast, but decided to go ahead with it because it's important. The two co-hosts discuss the series at length, starting with the founder of the original prayer breakfast, then they discuss the rise of the most enigmatic figure of the Family, Doug Coe. The discussion continued onto former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford, and former Nevada Sen. John Ensing, who are the most prominent members of The Family to experience extremely publicly embarrassing  scandals. Also the conversation analyzes how The Family's tentacles in international politics and policy making in Europe and Africa.