July 9, 1991
ABC Afterschool Special, this program was designed
to explain to kids how the Nazi party came to
power in Germany. It answers the question
of how bright, intelligent people get involved
in a group that uses mind control.
classic story from James Clavell written in 1963
tells a chilling tale of a what could happen when
a totalitarian system takes over.
Power of Belief
September 6, 1998
ABC news special looking behind various supernatural
beliefs with James Randi as the skeptical guide.
Control Groups is the topic. Guests include former
members of Potter's House and Children of God
as well as Rick Ross who shows footage of a counseling
Minds: Hypnosis and Beyond
British documentary that covers religious cults
and other instances of mind control in society.
ABC News Special about the human mind and experiments
in mind control.
the Name of God
Hare Krishna's and the Moonies are featured in
this look at cults.
Cults and You
Eyewitness News documentary.
are more members in cults today than at the time
of Jonestown." Steve Hassan is one
of the guests on this show about determining when
a group is a cult.
April 24, 2001, 2000
Touretzky talks about Scientology's war against
the internet as well as other web topics.
Organization / Unification Church
Steve Kemperman talks about his "Escape from
December 1, 1997
Hassan appears on this show about the Moonies.
Hassan Gives His Book to Travolta
April 26, 2000
being interviewed about his new book, "Releasing
the Bonds", Steve Hassan encounters John Travolta
and hands him a copy of the book though Travolta's
footage is silent.
is the Master
(if sometimes over-wrought) program about the Bhagwan
and how he took over a small Oregonian city.
My Dance is Complete
Canadian documentary about the Bhagwan.
with Two Former Members
October 19, 2001
members of a cult based in Shawano, Wisconsin
sit down to tell their stories of abuse and control
at the hands of Rama Behera. Also included are
two television newscasts about the group.
/ Garbage Eaters
a family searches for their son, lost in "The
Brethren," the news crew stumbles upon the
cult's leader, Jim Roberts.
Kabbalah Learning Center
look at the latest Hollywood fad, Rabbi Berg's
Kabbalah Learning Center.
House/Victory Chapel/The Door
part news series on Potter's House.
three part series from a Massachusetts News Show.
Struggle for Courtney's Soul
three part series about a young girl traumatized
by a Potter's House minister.
February 27, 1994
Hassan speaks at Harvard.
March 29, 1993
panel shows discussing the Waco Stand-off.
report on Devil Worshipping in America.
preacher in a retirement community says you don't
have to die.
Allen and his son appear to discuss the son's involvement
in this cult.
Eyewitness News series about The Way and the Moonies.
Tedford sat down to tell the story of his involvement
with this evangelical group very popular on college
campuses in the 70's and 80's.
October 5, 1994
50 people on two continents committed suicide, following
cult leader Luc Jouret of the Order of the Solar
Live "They Were Happy"
March 20, 2000
suicide in a Ugandan Christian cult.