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Why Did Jonestown End in Mass Suicide?

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

On November 18th, 1978, the largest mass suicide in modern history took place in Guyana. Stanley Nelson investigates what happened at Jonestown in his new documentary, “Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple.
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Pat

Jim Grimm!

Nov. 18 2008 06:55 AM

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