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Witness to Jonestown (2008)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  9 November 2008 (USA)
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Terri Buford ...
Herself - PT Member
Tim Carter ...
Himself - PT Member
Bob Flick ...
Himself (archive footage)
Hue Fortson Jr. ...
Himself - PT Member
Fred Francis ...
Himself - NBC News
Lester Holt ...
Himself - Host
Jim Jones ...
Himself (archive footage)
Stephan Jones ...
Himself - PT Member
Marshall Kilduff ...
Himself - Journalist
Laura Johnston Kohl ...
Herself - PT Member
Charles A. Krause ...
Himself - The Washington Post
Rebecca Moore ...
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Tim Reiterman ...
Himself - San Francisco Examiner
Leo J. Ryan ...
Himself (archive footage)
Eugene Smith ...
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Disturbing Must See!
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For those of us who are fascinated by the Jonestown tragedy, this documentary will shed some light on it's mystery with Stephan Jones, Jackie Speier, Hue Fortson Jr., Eugene Smith, Timothy Carter, Terri Buford, Grace Stoen, Laura Johnston Kohl, Tim Reiterman, Marshall Kilduff, as well as others who recall the tragedy in 1978. The Jonestown tragedy is beyond explanation and understanding. I have spent the last year researching and reading it on my own. It's a compelling story that was made into a mini-series so quickly after it happened without examining the facts. This documentary gives us a closer look at the Peoples Temple, Jim Jones, and the ultimate fate that he led 900 of his followers in Guyana.


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