A family member speaks: Before the tragedy at Jonestown, the people of Peoples Temple had a dream

When people hear the word “Jonestown,” they usually think of horror and death. Located in the South American country of Guyana, the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project was supposed to be the religious group’s “promised land.” In 1977 almost 1,000 Americans had moved to Jonestown, as it was called, hoping to create a new life. Instead, … Continue reading A family member speaks: Before the tragedy at Jonestown, the people of Peoples Temple had a dream