Welcome to Transmissions From Jonestown. Leading up to the mass suicides in Jonestown the Peoples Temple recorded hundreds of hours of audio. Now for the first time, listen to the story of the Peoples Temple told by the people who were there. Transmission From Jonestown the original soundtrack is now available on bandcamp.
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 hole.
About the Podcast
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.