Idaho Experience

Digital Short: Idaho's Mail-Order Messiah

Clip: Season 2 Episode 5 | 5m 12s

In this digital short, we explore Frank Robinson’s Psychiana, a mail-order religion founded and headquartered in Moscow, Idaho. It emerged during the Great Depression, offering hope and self-help through the mail for a dollar a lesson to followers around the world.

Aired: 03/18/19

Rating: TV-G

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Major Funding by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation. Additional Funding by Anne Voillequé and Louise Nelson, Judy and Steve Meyer, Richard K. and Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation, the Futura Corporation, the Friends of Idaho Public Television, Idaho Public Television Endowment and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.