Jun 20, 2018

Jonestown and Peoples Temple


Baird, Laura. “Jonestown Carpet.”


CESNUR. “Scholars Present Request to Declassify Jonestown Documents.” 18 November 1998.


Csuk, Brian, The Jonestown, Guyana Tragedy: Primary Source Materials from the U.S. Department of State (archived at the Internet’s Wayback Machine).

“Father Cares: The Last of Jonestown,” a 1981 radio documentary, available at:

National Public Radio;


Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio National; and


Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio National (alternate listing).


A 2015 reflection by NPR producers and staff who worked on “Father Cares” appears here. The link also includes the program in streaming in download formats.


Federal Bureau of Investigation. Jonestown Freedom of Information Act files.


International Cultic Studies Association. (Search the site for “Peoples Temple” and “Jonestown” articles.)


Isaacson, Barry. “The Secret Letters of the Jonestown Death Cult.” The Spectator (U.K.), 14 May 2008.


The Jonestown Genocide.


Judge, John. The Black Hole of Guyana: The Untold Story of the Jonestown Massacre, 1985 (also here).


Kahalas, Laurie Efrein. jonestown.com Archive.


Kinsolving, Tom. Jonestown Apologists Alert Archive.


“James Warren JONES,” Murderpedia.


National Public Radio. “Remembering Jonestown,” by Melissa Block.


Norwood, Jynona. “Jonestown Memorial.”


Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. “The People’s Temple led by James Warren (Jim) Jones.”


Osherow, Neal. “An Analysis of Jonestown.”


Real Clear History (Search the site for “Jonestown” articles).


Rural People’s Party.


University of Virginia, The Religious Movements Homepage Project. “Peoples Temple (Jonestown).”


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