The settlement was established by Jim Jones, a communist who founded his own church - the People's Temple
- in 1950.
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.
It seems as though everyone in the People's Temple
of the book, including elderly people, curses freely and even during church service.
In 2002 she and a team of researchers embarked on a multiyear, cross-country investigation that led to interviews with dozens of former members of the People's Temple
Actors Haing Ngor, Ramon Novarro and Sal Mineo, Singers Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, Polly Klaas, Lacy Peterson and members from the People's Temple
Massacre in Jonestown, Guyana and Heaven's Gate cult suicide in Rancho Santa Fe.
More than 900 people died at the Guyana commune, and D'Aguiar describes life at the People's Temple
in the jungle under the rule of their leader, the preacher.
The album's title comes from the name of a punk-rock club that happened to be right next door to cult leader Jim Jones' People's Temple
JUAN CORONA JURGEN BARTSCH KHALID MUHAMMAD LEGALIZED HATE CRIMES LIBYA LUIS ALFREDO GARAVITO MA NOI CI SAREMO MACHINE-MEN MARIO MIELI MICHAEL ALIG MILITANT HOMOSEXUALITY MONDO HOMOSEXUALITY NEW BLACK PANTHERS NONIDENTITARIAN SAMENESS PARTY MONSTER PIRACY POLICE BRUTALITY RANDY STEVEN KRAFT RICARDO LOPEZ RONNIE KRAY SCIENCE OF APPARATUSES SIEGE SILENCE AND BEYOND SOMALIAN PIRATES SONOGRAM OF A POTENTIAL SUICIDAL SNUFF TARNAC TEN TERRIBLE COMMUNITY THE COMING INSURRECTION THE COMMODIFICATION OF THE HOMOSEXUAL IDENTITY THE CORPOREALIZATION OF TERROR THE ECONOMY AS BLACK MAGIC THE FAILURE OF ART-RELATED AIDS ACTIVISM THE PEOPLE'S TEMPLE
THEORY OF THE YOUNGGIRL TIMOTHY MCVEIGH TIQQUN TURNER DIARIES TURNER DIARIES VIDEO WAYNE WILLIAMS WHITE GENOCIDE WHITE SUPREMACY
Jim Jones and his People's Temple
, Charles Manson, the Mafia--even Catholicism.
The link to the Bay Area is key as that is where the People's Temple
began and Jones built political power.
In 1976 New West Magazine exposed the Reverend Jim Jones of the People's Temple
(with churches established in San Francisco and Los Angeles) as a sadistic sexual predator and drug addict who conducted fake healing ceremonies and cheated the cult's members of their savings.
The religious aspects of recent popular culture in the United States, as analyzed by David Chidester, are manifest in such diverse and surprising settings as rock and roll; baseball; the international business operations of McDonald's, Coca-Cola, and Disney; and Jim Jones's cult of the People's Temple