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Record: Joenstown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple


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Joenstown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple

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DVD 221 Biddle Law Library

Production Company

Seventh Art

Year: Running Time: Format:
2006 1:25 DVD

Summary:

"On November 18, 1978, over 900 members of Peoples Temple died in the largest mass suicide/murder in history. What drew so many people across racial and class lines to the Peoples Temple? How could a diverse group of 900 people be convinced to commit suicide? What was a California congregation doing in the jungles of Guyana? And who was Jim Jones to command such loyalty that parents would murder their own children?...

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