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Inquiring Minds

Have you ever wondered what happens to people’s stuff when they get murdered, or die in a cult suicide pact or something? Theoretically, their family members were either in the cult too, or had been ex-communicated years ago. 52 more words

Offbeat

39 Years Later, Congresswoman Still Remembers Jonestown Shooting

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A shooting Wednesday morning at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia has some leaders calling for more security.

Four people were shot and one was injured today, including a leading Republican congressman. 440 more words

News

Jeff Guinn's The Road to Jonestown

Don’t drink the Kool-Aid.

It’s a phrase that has permanently entered the American consciousness, but it always surprises me when people don’t know that it is a reference to the infamous Jonestown Massacre in Guyana in 1978, especially when it is used flippantly.  1,254 more words

Book Review

“The Road to Jonestown” by Jeff Guinn

Disturbing and fascinating at the same time! The tragedy that took place at Jonestown in Guyana has continued to haunt American history since it took place in 1978. 250 more words

Book Review

Lebanon County man charged with rape of 8-year old girl

UNION TOWNSHIP, LEBANON COUNTY– A Jonestown man is facing rape and other charges, after state police say he had inappropriate sexual contact with an 8-year old girl. 105 more words

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Jonestown

The sun’s come up again today.
The train went by on time
It seems this world is working still
It can do without us just fine. 96 more words

Poetry