How it was 10/17/2001 (2001)

Telecast №73849, 1 part, duration: 0:35:22
Production: VID
Anchor:Oleg Shklovskij

Reel №1

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Psychics in the USSR, 1980s.

It seemed, then, in the mid-80s, the entire vast country was swept by a massive psychosis.

Millions of men and women from Kamchatka to the shores of the Baltic, clinging to the TV screens, "get well" with the help of Allan's all-Union "telemachine" sessions Chumak and "get rid of adhesions" under the hypnotic gaze of the parapsychologist Anatoly Kashpirovsky.

In the mid-90s, the Russian Ministry of Health issued an order banning mass medical sessions.

The reaction of the Ministry of Health was quite predictable, because it was not only in Chumak or Kashpirovsky.

In fact, the process of changing the consciousness of a huge number of people has gained momentum.

In addition, throughout the country began to tour all kinds of "witches" and "hereditary healers", if not easy - the charlatans who used the naivety and gullibility inhabitants.

The activity of psychics and hypnotists was studied in serious scientific institutions, the results of such influences were endless disputes.

True it is either a lie, good or bad, and how all this should be treated - it is difficult to get an unambiguous answer.

The program includes the folk healer Allan Chumak, the author of the program "UFO: an unannounced visit" Alexander Myagchenkov, professor of psychology Vladimir Lebedev, the master of psychological studies Yuri Gorin, as well as spectators from the audience, who at different times happened to take part in the sessions of mass hypnosis.

Director of Petersburg TV, the author of the program "The Fifth Wheel" Elena Plugatyreva talks about the criticism of Kashpirovsky and his methods of parapsychological influence, Director of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vyacheslav Styopin explains the reasons for the mass enthusiasm of hypnosis sessions and other unusual processes in the context of social and economic problems of those years (fragments of the interview).

Chronicle of the late 1980s - early 1990s: hypnosis sessions at stadiums, a selection of personnel dedicated to the boom of charlatanry, an excerpt of the "Vzglyad" program dated March 27, 1988, with the experiment of A.M. Kashpirovsky.


Chumak A.V. - Russian journalist, TV presenter, folk healer, psychic, president of the regional public Foundation for the Promotion of Research on Social and Anomalous Phenomena. Kashpirovsky A.M. - doctor-psychotherapist, hypnotist, honorary doctor of psychological sciences of the Institute of Psychology named after GSKostyuk NAPS of Ukraine. Longo (Golovko) Yu.A. - psychic, psychologist, co-author and co-producer of television programs. Myagchenkov A.V. - Russian actor, journalist, TV host, author and presenter of the "UFO: unannounced visit" program and a number of other programs devoted to various paranormal phenomena. Plugatyreva EG - the director of television of the highest classification, the professor of the department of directing the television of the St. Petersburg State Institute of Cinema and Television. Lebedev V.I. - Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Director of the Republican Scientific and Practical Center for Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. Gorny (Yashkov) Yu.G. - Artist of the original genre, mentalist, author of psychological studies and experiments, Honored Artist of the RSFSR. Stepin V.S. - Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Russian Philosophical Society.

Calendar: 1980s 1990s

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