On This Day: Jim Jones, Peoples Temple and the Jonestown Massacre

A look at the Peoples Temple, its leader Jim Jones, and the community called Jonestown he established in northwestern Guyana. On November 18, 1978, more than 900 Americans died in Jonestown from cyanide poisoning in what is commonly referred to as the Jonestown Massacre.

Jim Jones Background

Columnist Gilbert Garcia and author Jeff Guinn discuss the background of cult leader Jim Jones.