Why did ordinary people go to Jonestown? What makes us long for someone to tell us what to do? How do we override our own inner questions to go along with a regime we may be starting to distrust...and how do we break away?
Writer Julia Scheeres felt that her background and experience at Christian Reform school helped her to better empathize with the victims of Jim Jones' infamous Jonestown massacre. When countless documents (including diaries of the victims and letters between Jones and his inner circle), video footage, audio clips and other journalistic tools were released by the FBI, Julia set to work researching Jim Jones and his followers. Tune in as Julia tells Maryanne stories from victims and survivors of this harrowing saga.
Learn more about Julia Scheeres: juliascheeres.com/