A look back at the infamous 1978 mass murder-suicide, one of the most harrowing tragedies in american history.
Experts weigh in on whether the 918 people, including almost 300 children, who died during the jonestown massacre were victims of suicide or murder. This horrific tale of mass suicide was carried out by the followers of the people’s temple the jonestown massacre was the biggest single mass suicide in modern history jim jones, the.
The trojan horse sterling had referred to reflected his belief that the truth about jonestown had never been revealed to the american people a belief shared by his fellow co-founders they.
The jonestown massacre by adst in a revolutionary suicide they included over 200 murdered children the poisonings in jonestown followed the murder of five others, including. On this day in 1978, peoples temple founder jim jones leads hundreds of his followers in a mass murder-suicide at their agricultural commune in a remote part of the south american nation of.
The jonestown massacre occurred on november 18, 1978, when members of the peoples temple cult drank poisoned punch as an act of revolutionary suicide. The jonestown massacre case was not exactly solved as it is still unclear whether it was a mass murder or a suicide lots of evidence was recovered. On november 18, 1978, in what became known as the “jonestown massacre,” more than 900 members of an american cult called the peoples temple died in a mass suicide-murder under the direction.
An audio recording made on november 18, 1978, at the peoples temple compound in jonestown, guyana immediately preceding and during the mass suicide and murder of over 900 members of the.