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Archivists of tragedy: Excavating the mystery of Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple

Nearly 40 years ago, more than 900 people died in a commune called Jonestown. Poring over thousands of documents, letters, and audiotapes, a husband-and-wife team try to understand why.


Rick Paulas


Posted on May 8, 2016   Updated on May 26, 2021, 7:51 pm CDT

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*First Published: May 8, 2016, 11:00 am CDT