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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. 

May 21, 2021

Denise was three years old when her family first joined the Peoples Temple. Like so many early childhood memories, obscured by the lenses of time or augmented by repeated viewings of the family photo album, Denise’s early recollections of her time in the temple are vivid snapshots of experiences and emotions. She...


Mar 5, 2021

Music was often peoples first, and last impression of Peoples Temple. From the moment you walked into a temple service, the music created a certain atmosphere. The voices of the choir lifted the spirits of the congregants, electrifying the audience. In 1973 the temple recorded the gospel funk album “He’s Able”....


Jan 2, 2021

Jim Jones will be remembered  as the notorious cult leader who betrayed his followers trust and orchestrated their deaths. Join us as we examine the fabric of his ideals and beliefs stained by the blood of his flock in search of his true motives and spiritual beliefs.