Dangerous Persuasions

Dangerous Persuasions

  • 2013
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.8  (76)

This dramatic series tells a variety of stories regarding men and women from everyday walks of life who unwittingly were manipulated into participating in situations that changed the course of their lives. Every survivor tells his tale from a first-person perspective, recounting the specific details of how con men or criminals coerced their actions through deceit, leaving them emotionally traumatized.

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Revolution Isn't a Tea Party
6. Revolution Isn't a Tea Party
May 20, 2015
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.
He's My Master
5. He's My Master
May 13, 2015
Librarian Sarah Rose abandons her family and friends to go on the road with a mysterious spiritual guru "ËśMaster 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.
Forsaken by God
4. Forsaken by God
May 6, 2015
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'.
The Power of Hate
3. The Power of Hate
April 29, 2015
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.
Escaping Jonestown
2. Escaping Jonestown
April 22, 2015
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.
A Scientologist's Escape
1. A Scientologist's Escape
April 15, 2015
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.
Description

This dramatic series tells a variety of stories regarding men and women from everyday walks of life who unwittingly were manipulated into participating in situations that changed the course of their lives. Every survivor tells his tale from a first-person perspective, recounting the specific details of how con men or criminals coerced their actions through deceit, leaving them emotionally traumatized.Dangerous Persuasions is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on January 16, 2013.

Where to Watch Dangerous Persuasions

Dangerous Persuasions is available for streaming on the ID: Investigation Discovery website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Dangerous Persuasions on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV and Investigation Discovery.

  • Premiere Date
    January 16, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (76)