Shoko Asahara: The making of a messiah

Walsh, James; Desmond, Edward W.
April 1995
Time;4/3/1995, Vol. 145 Issue 14, p30
Focuses on Shoko Asahara, the founder of Aum Shinrikyo (Aum Supreme Truth). His former job as a purveyor of health tonics; His admiration of Hitler; Shoko Egawa, who published a book on Asahara and his movement in 1991; His arrest in 1982 for selling fake cures; His messianic self image.


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