Hear about the infamous Rajneeshpuram community from the creator of the "Building Utopia" podcast.
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Author Russell King in conversation with Deschutes Public Library to discuss his recent nonfiction history of the Rajneeshpuram community that existed near Antelope, OR, in the early 1980s.
Check out the full story through his books, Rajneeshpuram: Inside the Cult of Bhagwan and Its Failed American Utopia
Russell King is a writer, investigator, and attorney. In 2018 he created the podcast "Building Utopia: Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh," which explores the history of Bhagwan and his disciples using an immersive narrative nonfiction approach. A former partner at an international law firm who specialized in complex litigation, King draws on his experience piecing together factual narratives based on contradictory evidence to tackle this rich and complicated history.