Posts Tagged ‘37TH ANNIVERSARY OF JONESTOWN’

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR 2016

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR 2016 When 914 members of Peoples Temple and four visiting Americans died in Guyana, South America on November 18, 1978, Laura Johnston Kohl survived. She was one of 87 who lived through the trauma. After participating with the Black Panthers, and attending Woodstock, Laura moved into Peoples Temple in California in 1970, and was an active and enthusiastic member until it ended. She moved to Guyana in March 1977. She lived her first year in Georgetown, purchasing supplies, then moved to Jonestown, a 24-hour boat ride away. She moved back into Georgetown in October ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR WRITES: 37th ANNIVERSARY OF JONESTOWN

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR WRITES: THE 37TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATHS IN JONESTOWN AND GUYANA Today, a group of survivors, family members and mostly intimate friends gathered in Oakland. Some of us who plan to return to Jonestown with a documentary crew met first, and had lunch. Later, we gathered at the Evergreen Cemetery to spend some time honoring and remembering our loved ones. This year, Jordan, Patrick, Kathy, Vera, Yulanda, Jim R., Garry, Robert (Agnes’ son) and his son, Johnny, Doxsee, and I were joined by the film crew, Melissa, Ken and their camera man, Richmond, Michael, and several interested friends who ...

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