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POLITICO Magazine: U.S. Representative Jackie Speier- Surviving Jonestown

Source:The New Democrat Almost 30 years before Jackie Speier was elected to the U.S. House herself and elected to the seat that her former boss Representative Leo Ryan represented in the San Francisco area, she was one of Representative Ryan’s … Continue reading

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Biographics: Simon Whistler- Jim Jones Biography: ‘Progressive to Predator’

Source:The New Democrat “Jim Jones Biography: Progressive to Predator” From Biographics Seeing this video and today’s blog post is perfect timing, because Sundance will be showing a documentary about Reverend Jim Jones this weekend which will be a two-night event. If … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Jeff Guinn- Jim Jones: ‘The Most Complete Picture To Date Of This Tragedy’

Source: The New Democrat I think Jeff Guinn the author of this book about Reverend Jim Jones and Jonestown makes a good point about how the 1960s relates to Jim Jones’s movement and what became Jonestown. I would just add … Continue reading

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History Channel: Jim Jones- Paradise Lost, the Mass Murders in Jonestown

  Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal I’ve blogged about this before, but the People’s Temple in the most positive sense and what its legacy is, is a collection of lost souls. Who for whatever reason or … Continue reading

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Lions Towne: Jonestown Nightmare in Paradise

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat To understand Jonestown, you first have to know about the People’s Temple, which started out in downtown San Francisco, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and in a … Continue reading

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Cody Smith: Jonestown- Life and Death of The People’s Temple

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Forget about the Manson Crime Family when it comes to cults, because at the end of the day, the Manson Family was a family of criminals but Jonestown was a cult … Continue reading

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