The Devil

July 18, 2004
(was 07.20.2003)

Steve Kissing seemed like a perfect child. He was an "A" student. He excelled as an athlete. He was even an altar boy. But Steve had a secret, a secret so dark he couldn't tell anyone. Steve was possessed by the devil. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, meeting the devil. From a boy possessed to selling your soul at the Crossroads, and a few places in between. Also, back some 700 years to the hell we know so well, it's Dante's "Inferno."

  1. Blanche Barton on the Church of Satan

    Blanche Barton is the former High Priestess of the Church of Satan. She tells Steve Paulson that Satanists are outsiders who do not worship Satan.

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  2. Samuel Ramey on Singing the Devil

    Operatic bass Samuel Ramey tells Anne Strainchamps about his various devil roles and why he likes singing them.

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  3. Steve Kissing on "Running from the Devil"

    Steve Kissing was sure he was possessed by the devil. He kept it secret for years. The truth emerged when he had a seizure and woke up in an ambulance: he had epilepsy.

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  4. Michael Palma on Dante's "Inferno"

    Michael Palma is the translator of the new Norton edition of Dante's "Inferno." He reads passages from it and talks with Jim Fleming about this literary classic.

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  5. Adam Gussow on the Crossroads Legend

    Adam Gussow talks with Steve Paulson about the Blues legend of going to the crossroads to sell your soul to the devil in exchange for expertise playing the Blues.

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