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Transmissions From Jonestown

21 EpisodesProduced by The Attention Span Recovery ProjectWebsite

On November 18 1978 Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple died in Jonestown in what is considered to be the largest mass suicide in modern history. Locked deep within an FBI vault, the tapes chronicling the history of Peoples Temple were finally made public after 20 years. From Jim Jones shady beginning… read more

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Episode 13 God's Highway

Welcome back. All this time I was searching for the truth, I ignored the psychedelic elephant in the room. Former members of the temple, the survivors, have as many questions about what happened in Jonestown as I do. I invite you to forget everything you think you know about Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple and let go of your outsiders perspective. Join me as I stop peering through the temples foggy windows and going through their trash, and cross the threshold to go inside. Was Jim Jones responsible for a series of deaths that occurred in California, years before the tragic mass murder suicide in Guyana? Three automobile accidents, spanning three decades, provide a backdrop for examining this question, and others, about the infamous cult leader and Peoples Temple members. 

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