In the 1980s, white supremacist and antisemitic groups were spreading and organizing, driven in part by fears that an increasingly diverse population was about to displace white Americans. That environment led to the formation of The Order. Inspired by the white supremacist novel The Turner Diaries, The Order declared war on what they called the “Zionist Occupied” government.
Presented in partnership with Retro Report. Extremism in America is a part of Exploring Hate, a PBS content initiative from The WNET Group about the roots and rise of hate in America and across the globe.