A deadly cult that looked normal. This would all change in 1978 when Jim Jones ordered a mass murder
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Jonestown: 13 Things You Should Know About Cult Massacre
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Jonestown massacre gravestone
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Leo Joseph Ryan Jr. (1925-1978) - Find a Grave...
Leo Ryan (1925 - 1978) US congressman, killed in the ambush at Jonestown, Guyana by followers of cult leader Jim Jones after he had gone to make an inspection of the cult's headquarters following stories of problems there
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Marceline and Jim Jones
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Jim Jones' cabin
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Phyllis, Judy, and Patty Houston. This photo was taken on Nov 17th. All died on Nov 18th.
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September 1974: Rev. Jim Jones with early settlers of The Peoples Temple Agricultural Project in Jonestown, Guyana. Photo: California Historical Society
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Killer schools [SLIDESHOW]
After winning enthusiastic support from the cream of San Francisco's Democratic politicians (including Willie Brown, Dianne Feinstein and the late George Moscone and Harvey Milk), cult leader Jim Jones convinced, and in some cases forced, a bunch of his People's Temple followers to move to northwestern Guyana to create a benevolent model communist community. Things didn't go well for this little slice of communist heaven, which ended with the 1978 murder and suicide of over 900 People's Temple
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Tom Grubbs, Ronnie Biekman, and Martin Amos. All three died on Nov 18th.