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Introduction: Foreign Correspondent: The Power of Falun Gong (02:25)


This segment orients viewers to the topic of the spiritual movement, its role in American politics, and movement opposition.

Spiritual Movement (04:04)

A former follower, Anna, recalls growing up in the community and the accepted viewpoint on race mixing. Eric Campbell discusses the founding of Falun Gong, Master Li Hongzhi, and re-education camps.

Falun Gong Headquarters (06:02)

Master Li establishes a retreat in Deer Park and expands the complex. The Deer Park Rural Alliance opposes continued expansion and denounces the lack of transparency. Jonathan Lee claims that Dragon Springs provides a haven for Chinese refugees and follows all building and environmental regulations.

Falun Gong Beliefs (03:40)

Denouncing human attachments is part of attaining salvation. Anna recalls a Shen Yun teacher humiliating her in class, her mother's rejection of a treatment plan for Anna's eating disorder, and her last time at Dragon Springs.

Falun Gong Teachings (07:12)

Colleen May distances herself from family after joining the movement and refuses health services when becoming ill. Jonathan Lee denies Falun Gong tells people to avoid hospitals and medications; former practitioner Ben Hurley refutes Jonathan Lee's claims. Colleen dies at age 75.

Political Force (06:46)

Epoch Media Group aligns itself with Falun Gong. Practitioners support Donald Trump's aggressive stance with China. Experts discuss social media advertising, including The Beauty of Life. Falun Gong continues to attract followers.

Credits: Foreign Correspondent: The Power of Falun Gong (00:29)

Credits: Foreign Correspondent: The Power of Falun Gong

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Foreign Correspondent: The Power of Falun Gong

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The Falun Gong have morphed from a fringe religious group to a growing political force. They’re a familiar sight exercising and meditating in suburban parks around the world. A joint Foreign Correspondent-Background Briefing investigation delves into the opaque world of Falun Gong and its mysterious leader Master Li Hongzhi.

Length: 31 minutes

Item#: BVL283724

ISBN: 979-8-88678-594-4

Copyright date: ©2020

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