When a controversial guru builds an utopian city in the Oregon desert, it causes a massive conflict with local ranchers. This docuseries chronicles the conflict, which leads to the first bioterror attack in the United States and a massive case of illegal wiretapping. It is a pivotal, but largely forgotten, time in American cultural history that tested the country's tolerance for the separation of church and state.
He created one hell of a utopia.
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The utopian city was incorporated in 1982. It was built 19 miles from Antelope, OR. As of 1999, the area is now a summer camp for Young Life. See more