Transmissions From Jonestown

Transmissions From Jonestown

Transmissions From Jonestown

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On November 18 1978 Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple died in Jonestown in what is considered to be the largest mass suicide in modern history. Locked deep within an FBI vault, the tapes chronicling the history of Peoples Temple were finally made public after 20 years. From Jim Jones shady beginnings as a faith healer to that final tragic night that his loyal followers drank the Koolaide. Join us as we piece together the history of Peoples Temple and try to understand what led to their demise.
  1. November 17, 2017
    46 min
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    Episode 2 Life In The Promised Land
    Jim Jones fled to his jungle compound bringing several hundred Peoples Temple members with him. The population of Jonestown exploded from about 50 to over 900 residents. Resources and food were scarce and Jim J…
  2. November 18, 2017
    48 min
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    Episode 3 Revolutionary Suicide
    Unable to delay Leo Ryan's congressional inquiry any longer, Jim Jones readied the settlement for what he believed to be an attempt to destroy the Peoples Temple by defectors. An elaborate show was performed in…
  3. November 24, 2017
    56 min
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    Episode 4 The Death Tape
    Of all the evidence collected in Jonestown a single audio recording proved to the world that over 900 American citizens chose to drink cyanide laced Kool-aid on the command of their cult leader Jim Jones. But w…
  4. November 25, 2017
    1 hr 1 min
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    Episode 5 The Consequences Of Apathy
    In the wake of false news reports, the world struggled to understand what had happened to the Peoples Temple. For the few who made it out of Jonestown, the process of reentering society was traumatic. Surviving…
  5. December 01, 2017
    55 min
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    Episode 6 Apostolic Socialism
    Guyana has a strange and fascinating history. Once believed to hide the lost city of El Dorado, the northwest territory of Guyana is home to a violent mythology predating the Jonestown massacre by hundreds of y…
  6. December 02, 2017
    1 hr 3 min
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    Episode 7 The Electric Koolaid Acid Tests
    After world war two German scientists were recruited by the American military into intelligence programs. MKULTRA, a behavior modification program, used American citizens for its experiments after the war until…
  7. December 09, 2017
    1 hr 6 min
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    Episode 8 The Psychodelic Elephant
    Truth often requires those who search for it to accept coincidence as a form of nature. How are Jim Jones, Patty Hearst, Jack Ruby, and Sirhan Sirhan all connected? Find out as we go further down the rabbit hol…
  8. December 09, 2017
    1 hr 1 min
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    Episode 9 Q875, Is It Too Late For Russia?
    What if everything you thought you knew about Jonestown was a lie? This is the final episode of Transmissions From Jonestown. Join us as we examine new evidence that not only challenges popular theory, but hist…
  9. November 18, 2018
    1 hr 5 min
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    Episode 10 Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself
    40 years ago, 918 Americans died in the largest mass murder/suicide in modern history. Defined by the last day of their lives, the people of Jonestown became a part of true crime lore, overshadowed by their cha…
  10. November 18, 2018
    1 hr 3 min
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    Episode 11 Ockham's Razor, Solving The Mystery Of Q875
    Q875, known as the November 19 mystery tape, with its static filled audio and found footage type origins, perplex and mystify those who choose to analyze it. A Jonestown survivor claims to hear the voice of Jim…
  11. November 19, 2019
    44 min
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    Episode 12 Hill Of Dreamers
    41 years ago, tonight, the people of Jonestown died in a tragedy that was, at the time the largest loss of American civilian life caused be a deliberate act. That morbid record stood until September 11 2001 whe…
  12. November 18, 2020
    1 hr 7 min
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    Episode 13 God's Highway
    I invite you to forget everything you think you know about Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple and let go of your outsiders perspective. Was Jim Jones responsible for a series of deaths that occurred in California…
  13. December 02, 2020
    1 hr 38 min
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    Episode 14 Evangelical Profit
    Jim Jones, the pied piper of lies, will forever be remembered as the self-proclaimed prophet who led his flock to the slaughter. Traditional Churches immediately distanced themselves from the Peoples Temple Chr…
  14. December 16, 2020
    1 hr 4 min
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    Episode 15 The Nuclear Family
    Irrational fear opens the floodgates of our imaginations unleashing upon ourselves the monsters and demons we let live in our subconscious. In 1962 Jim Jones leaves his church in Indiana behind to travel to Bel…
  15. January 02, 2021
    2 hr 24 min
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    Episode 16 MK United
    Jim Jones will be remembered  as the notorious cult leader who betrayed his followers trust and orchestrated their deaths. Join us as we examine the fabric of his ideals and beliefs stained by the blood of his…
  16. March 05, 2021
    1 hr 45 min
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    Episode 17 He's Able
  17. May 21, 2021
    1 hr 24 min
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    Episode 18 Where there's smoke
    Denise was three years old when her family first joined the Peoples Temple. Like so many early childhood memories, obscured by the lenses of time or augmented by repeated viewings of the family photo album, Den…
  18. August 15, 2021
    1 hr 7 min
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    Episode 19 Sunday Service Hands Clasped
    Welcome to the Sunday Service, a 3-part immersive experience exploring Jim Jones’ paranormal ministry and the mystery of the nine gifts of the holy spirit. Your first visit to Peoples Temple will involve a prof…
  19. August 15, 2021
    1 hr 20 min
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    Episode 20 Sunday Service Leave Room for the Holy Ghost
    The paranormal healing ministry drew new members into the movement with Jim Jones’ promises of supernatural support for the cause. The divine gifts physically drained him, he could feel people’s sickness and pa…
  20. August 15, 2021
    1 hr 59 min
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    Episode 21 Sunday Service Liar's Communion
    Jim Jones had a gift for recognizing and cultivating a person’s capacity for magical thinking or the belief that unrelated events are connected by invisible, supernatural threads. Those who followed Jim Jones s…

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