Jonestown


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Jonestown

in Guyana; scene of mass-murder and suicides. [Am. Hist.: Facts (1978), 889–892]
See: Suicide
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Leadership of local schools and the active engagement of youth was emphasized by many of the champions and formally recognized through the work of Brian Kasher, manager of environmental health and safety for the Charlotte Mecklenburg School District and Marian Robidas, principal of Jonestown Elementary School in the Northern Lebanon School District.
The young woman was Deborah Layton, one of the few who managed to escape from a remote Guyanan settlement known to the outside world as Jonestown.
JONESTOWN, written by Jeffrey Goldman, is the true story of Reverend Jim Jones, who headed the Peoples Temple and ended up orchestrating the mass murder-suicide of 909 of its members in Jonestown, Guyana in 1978.
Celebrating the spirituality of the late jazz innovator and his music, the church emerged during the demise of Black-owned jazz clubs in San Francisco, and at a time of growing disillusionment with counterculture spirituality following the 1978 Jonestown tragedy.
Jynona Norwood, Senior Pastor at the Family Christian Cathedral in Inglewood, CA is a Jonestown Massacre survivor who lost 27 members of her family in the tragedy, including 17 children.
Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, and Jonestown, Pennsylvania, as delivery orders determine.
And like early Orange Juice, The Smiths and The Brian Jonestown Massacre, it's knowing, fragile and indie-tastic.
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With his third feature, a third-rate shaky-cam shocker based on the 1978 Jonestown massacre, it's time to dial down expectations.
Mary Jo Woodall gets probation in Jonestown wind energy fraud case (Austin American-Statesman): "A former program administrator for the Texas comptroller's office has been sentenced to three years probation in a failed $1.
In the news IN Guyana, Jim Jones leads his People's Temple cult in a mass murder-suicide that claims 918 lives in all, 909 of them at Jonestown itself, including more than 270 children.
Fondakowski (writer and screenwriter) spent three years interviewing survivors of the Jonestown tragedy in 1978 in which over 900 people died in a mass murder-suicide in the jungle of Guyana.