The victims of the Jonestown massacre were often portrayed as brainwashed sheep. In truth, many were murdered, including over 300 children. What began as an idealist experiment turned into a nightmare.
The Ryan visit has gone badly wrong for Jim Jones, who starts a sequence of events culminating in the largest-ever mass murder-suicide. This is the final day in Jonestown.
Leo Ryan is less than impressed with the People's Temple in Georgetown; meanwhile, Jim Jones talks about death.
As Leo Ryan and various journalists arrive in Guyana, the authorities try to block their progress while Jim Jones gloats.
Jim Jones kept Jonestown residents disorientated with the constant barrage of his voice over the P.A. system, and spouting fake news.
Jim Jones used various women to influence Guyanese officials - could they block Leo Ryan's visit?
Before the fatal Ryan visit, Jim Jones prepared his followers for a visit from an author.
How best to kill 1,000 people? Various methods were discussed in Jonestown, but eventually the doctor worked it out by experimenting with cyanide on a pig.
Jim Jones gave strict instructions on cleaning up Jonestown before a U.S. consulate delegation visit - and told members exactly what to say.
Jim Jones appropriated the idea of 'Revolutionary Suicide' - the risks of fighting oppression - and turned into a murderous notion designed to induce total loyalty.
Jim Jones believed someone at Jonestown was trying to poison him, which is ironic given that he was planning to poison his entire congregation.
Jim Jones didn't want NBC in Jonestown partly because he had undergone a huge change thanks to his lifestyle of drink and drugs.
Jim Jones went to lengths to hide the fact that his Guyana experiment was an abject failure.
Jim Jones knew Congressman Ryan's visit could ruin Jonestown. "We prefer death to this kind of harassment," he told officials.
"The only difference between Jim Jones and Donald Trump is the fact that we now have social media," she said on CNN.
Yulanda Williams fled the remote settlement before the Jonestown massacre, orchestrated by Jones, on November 18, 1978.
Rep. Jackie Speier called Rep. Devin Nunes' comments relating the House Committee and the media to religious cults despicable. The congresswoman was shot five times during the 1978 Jonestown Massacre.
Mack allegedly preyed on vulnerable women using a tactic described as "love bombing."
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