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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 beginnings as a faith healer to that final tragic night that his loyal followers drank the Koolaide. Join us as we piece together the history of Peoples Temple and try to understand what led to their demise.

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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 beginnings as a faith healer to that final tragic night that his loyal followers drank the Koolaide. Join us as we piece together the history of Peoples Temple and try to understand what led to their demise.

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
111 Ratings

111 Ratings

9268KS ,

Very interesting

While listening to this podcast I went online and found photos of the Jonestown victims. It’s heartbreaking how many children lost their lives to this cult.

lesnaht ,

Incredibly well done

This show is so informative. I’ve listened multiple times.

JessyMarie83 ,

The background effects

Turn off the terrible computerized sound effects! These are so bad it made it almost unlistenable. Sad when they’re worse than the terrible quality of the actual death tape. They’re so loud and distracting and really takes away for what could be a great podcast.

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