Q&A with Representative Jackie Speier

Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) talked about her memoir Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back. In 1978,… read more

Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) talked about her memoir Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back. In 1978, Representative Speier was a congressional staffer working for Representative Leo Ryan (D-CA) who traveled to Jonestown, Guyana, to investigate allegations of human rights abuses by religious cult leader Jim Jones and some of his People’s Temple followers. The investigative team was ambushed by People’s Temple members while boarding a plane to leave, and she was shot five times. Representative Ryan was killed and several others were killed or injured in the attack. close

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Q&A with Representative Jackie Speier

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Q&A
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 18, 2018 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 19, 2018 | 1:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Nov 18, 2018 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 2018 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 19, 2018 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 19, 2018 | 1:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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