Idaho Experience

Idaho's Mail-Order Messiah

Season 2 Episode 5 | 26m 48s

After a revelation from God, Frank B. Robinson founded Psychiana in Moscow in 1929. Psychiana had no churches, no ministers, no services, but through advertising and mail order, became one of the largest employers in northern Idaho and one of the largest mail-order operations in the U.S.

Aired: 04/25/19

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.