Dangerous Persuasions, Season 2HDClosed Captioning
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Following extraordinary and terrifyingly true tales of psychological manipulation, Dangerous Persuasions explores everyday people who were brainwashed into making remarkable sacrifices and committing unthinkable acts. Through intimate, first-person accounts, each episode details the stories of people who were lured into a web of deceit and lost themselves along the way.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoA Scientologist's Escape||Mark signs a billion year contract with the Church of Scientology, convinced it will help cure his mentally ill brother. He climbs the ranks becoming one of its most elite officers. But Mark is increasingly exposed to the dark, violent side of the church.||43:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoEscaping Jonestown||Teenagers Vernon and Leslie are members of the People's Temple, a Utopian commune set up in Guyana. But paradise turns into hell as head of the group Jim Jones becomes increasingly unhinged and despotic. Both Vernon and Leslie are desperate to leave.||43:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Power of Hate||Angela King is a troubled teenager who falls in with the wrong crowd. She becomes a white supremacist preaching hate and inflicting brutal attacks on innocent victims. It's only when she is sent to prison for armed robbery that she can find redemption.||43:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoForsaken by God||Maura Schmierer joins a Christian group to devote her life to God. Instead she's trapped in a militaristic regime that destroys her marriage and separates her from her children. She ends up in solitary confinement with a new name - 'Forsaken'.||43:33||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHe's My Master||Librarian Sarah Rose abandons her family and friends to go on the road with a mysterious spiritual guru Master David'. It soon turns into a horrific journey of brutal violence at the hands of the teacher she worshipped. It's only when she fears for her.||43:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRevolution Isn't a Tea Party||In 1975 Janja Lalich joins an underground political organization. She's soon trapped in a web of abuse, at the hands of leader Marlene Dixon. It's only when she's forced to bring her dying mother into the group that she begins to realize the corruption.||43:34||$2.99||View in iTunes|