Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends - Survivalists

BBC, Ed Robbins, Louis Theroux (presenter)

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Title: Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends - Survivalists
Producer: BBC, Ed Robbins, Louis Theroux (presenter)
Category: Society, Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends
Views: 68362
Added: Jan 8th 2011
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In Idaho, Louis meets military enthusiasts and right-wing patriots who are preparing for a global catastrophe, including trips to survivalists’ store Safetrek and a mountain refuge for conspiracy theorists called Almost Heaven.

Louis also visits the Aryan Nation Church and helps to build a straw-bale home. The episode focuses on the survivalism movement and communities formed around it.

The fact that several self-proclaimed survivalists were also hippies and environmentalists is a recurring theme.

Louis spends time with groups of (mostly) politically extreme people in the North West of America. The focus is on families and groups (or a horrific neo-nazi church in one part) which believe in and prepare for a ‘New World Order’ – a very interesting and funny documentary.

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