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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Teleman, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Lemon Twigs, Baxter Dury, Goat Girl, Phoebe Brudgers, Kevin Morby and plenty more will also perform at the event.
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Perhaps one of the most disturbing events in modern history, the Jonestown Massacre was the site of the largest recorded mass suicide and the the point of origin for the phrase 'drinking the kool-aid'.
Reiterman was on Congressman Ryan's ill-fated Jonestown trip and was wounded on the same airstrip where the Congressman was murdered.
1978 - Jim Jones led his Peoples Temple to a mass murder-suicide that claimed 918 lives in all in Jonestown, South America.
This docu-drama recreates the dreadful events Under the spotlight is cult leader Jim Jones who promised paradise to the followers of the People's Temple, before leading 909 of them to mass murder-suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, in 1978.
In November of 1978, more than 900 people either killed themselves or were murdered at a rural compound in Jonestown, Guyana.
ON NOVEMBER 19, 1978, AT THE behest of their spiritual leader Jim Jones, over 900 Americans living in Jonestown --an agricultural commune dug out of the unceasing jungleland of northwest Guyana--killed themselves.
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Even now, after all the mass killings of recent decades--9/11, Oklahoma City, all the rest--the Jonestown massacre is still staggering in its horror.
congressman investigating the church was murdered, and Jonestown members either drank or were forcibly injected with a deadly combination of cyanide and Flavor-Aid.