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YES PLEASE - Joel Gion - Yes (2014)

Drugs, violence and just plain rock & roll madness were major themes covered in the 2004 rockumentaryDig! as viewers watched San Francisco psychedelic rock band the Brian Jonestown Massacre fall apart at the seams. 297 more words

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Drinking the Kool-Aid: What Jonestown, the FLDS, and Michael Brown's Death All Have in Common

I watched a 20/20, or a Dateline, or one of those shows last week. It was a repeat, about Warren Jeffs, and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and it’s haunted me all week. 784 more words

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Jonestown massacre victims' remains found in Delaware

Source: CBS News, AP, August 7, 2014

DOVER, Del. – The cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware, officials said Thursday. 105 more words

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Antioch Man Shocked Wife's Remains Found 35 Years After Jonestown Massacre

DOVER, Del. (AP) – A California man said Friday he was shocked to learn that his wife’s cremated remains had been found inside a decrepit former funeral home, 35 years after she and more than 900 others died in a suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana. 577 more words

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Remains of 9 victims from Jonestown, Guyana, tragedy turn up in Delaware

DOVER, August 07 2014 – More than 35 years after the infamous suicide-murder of some 900 people — many forced to drink a cyanide-laced grape punch — in Jonestown, Guyana, the cremated remains of nine of the victims were found in a dilapidated former funeral home in Delaware, officials said Thursday. 730 more words

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Jonestown massacre victims' cremated remains discovered in a decrepit Delaware funeral home

DOVER, Del. — Thirty-five years ago, funeral directors in Delaware struggled to quickly bury and cremate the remains of more than 900 people who died in a suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, many of them Peoples Temple followers who drank cyanide-laced punch. 734 more words

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