Each episode will take an immersive look at one currently active group through the eyes of past devotees and get perspective from believers and leaders that are still inside. However, the group led by Keith Raniere, referred to by followers as Vanguard, stands accused of drawing supporters down a path of destruction that includes near-starvation diets, sexual assault, forced branding, pseudo-slavery, and blackmail. Luring in many high profile Hollywood actresses to evangelize for his cause over its 20 year in operation, Raniere was recently arrested in Mexico and charged with sex trafficking among other crimes. Former members of NXIVM share harrowing experiences of manipulation and sexual violation, including Sarah Edmundson who sits down with Vargas to share new details of her ordeal inside the organization which first broke in the New York Times late last year. Beginning in , a shift in counter-intelligence spending meant that the United States took its eye off the spy game while Russia continued to dedicate vast resources to developing their army of spies. This two-hour documentary investigates beyond the headlines and goes into the heart of our country to ask the question, is America safe?
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By Chris Spargo For Dailymail. Elizabeth Vargas stopped by Good Morning America on Monday to speak about the response to her interview last week in which she detailed her addiction to alcohol. The ABC News anchor said she was 'overwhelmed' and 'grateful' with the outpouring of support she received over the weekend, but also revealed how difficult it was to sit and watch the special with her two sons - year-old Zachary and year-old Sam. Vargas then added: 'And he was right. Scroll down for video. The interview in question occurred back in when Vargas sat down with pop star Katy Perry. The final interview also features few close-ups of Vargas' face, with the editors choosing to use long shoots of her and Perry instead for most of the piece.
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Or the two-hour special we did on child brides, which is definitely something that most Americans are unaware of. Talk about an untold story: A quarter of a million children were married in the United States of America between and , and viewers were absolutely shocked that this was happening. And then her reappearance, astonishing as it was, was so widely covered as well. Many experts studying the explosion of gang violence and gun homicides on the streets of so many of our major cities, began studying her life and her posts and were actually able to come up with a way to cut back and prevent gang violence. There is a whole cottage industry about this. Think about it: Go to the local bookstore and what are all the best sellers? Half of them are murder mysteries. They actually happened in towns and cities across America and the families, detectives, coroners and prosecutors and judges are all dealing with the effects and the aftermath of these crimes. That would be the most horrific thing I could imagine.
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