Posts Tagged ‘survivor’

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR – Why Revisit Jonestown and Guyana?

  Jonestown Survivor - many Jonestown survivors - will return to Guyana for a Visit, Likely in March 2016 I have been in contact with many survivors who plan to go back to Guyana, on an arranged trip, in March 2016. In response to some of the concerns people brought up, I have thought more about why I am interested in going. This is what I wrote to those already committed to go, and those who are making up their minds now. Hi everyone, A couple of people have spoken to Melissa, and/or me about thoughts about the return trip to Guyana. Really, this ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVORS Plan to Revisit Guyana

BIG NEWS!  A group of survivors met with the documentary crew taking on the project of capturing our return visit to Guyana - likely next March. We took the first big step towards a trip where 10-20 survivors and family members will be able to go for a quick visit. Each one of us has our own intimate reason for wanting to make this trip. It will be captured on film and made part of our Peoples Temple Archive! VERY EXCITING! I will continue to share the process of getting this trip together!

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR will be Interviewed on #BoldRadioStation

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR Interviewed September 6, 11 a.m. EST Please join me (Jonestown Survivor) on Sunday September 6 at 11 a.m. EST as I will be a featured guest on #BoldRadioStation, a 5 star experience; turn-key radio show! Bold Radio Station aims to be the #1 listened to Radio Station across the globe and I am very excited to be a part of this journey. Tune in over at boldradiostation.com.

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR August Events

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR EVENTS - Upcoming My next month or so has some interesting (Peoples Temple-related) events. Monday - I'll have a taped interview with a Canadian internet program. Tuesday - I will meet with a documentary producer. Aug 13, Thursday, Fallbrook Library, 6 p.m. I will present about my book JONESTOWN SURVIVOR: An Insider's Look. August 22, Saturday, U of Phoenix in downtown SD - hosting an Author's table at a Writers' Expo. And, I will continue posting and labeling photos released from the FBI from Wikileaks info - Guyana photos - on flickr.com. I've recently posted 200 more. And, I will continue working to put ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR Answers a Researcher’s Question

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR: I received an email from a Peoples Temple researcher. He had this question: What do you believe Jim Jones meant by 'revolutionary suicide' and what he was protesting at the massacre? Jim used the phrase "Revolutionary suicide" to protest that we had people from outside of our Jonestown community thinking they could come in and monitor what was happening. He turned his decision for everyone to die into a political message - a message that was in the rhetoric of the Left during that time in the US. He tried to put the burden of the suicides (he called it suicide ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR – Responds to Inquiries

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR responds to an email inquiry: Over the past few days, a person researching a book has contacted me. She mentioned that the other survivors she tried to contact have not responded. Here is what I told her: What made you decide to write about Peoples Temple? Are you including any information about Jonestown? Life for children and parents was completely different in Jonestown for both children and parents - for everyone. Do you know Dr. James Taylor at USF? Just out of curiosity, what are the ethnicities of your primary characters? In terms of contacting survivors, what none of us wants ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR – Posts Many New Photos on WWW.FLICKR.COM

Hello everyone, I am posting hundreds of new Jonestown photos in the Peoples Temple Photo Gallery on www.flickr.com. The FBI has just released these photos, so I am posting them on flickr. Here is the link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/peoplestemple/ It is not very user-friendly. When I go on - 1. I go to www.flickr.com, and go to search. 2. I just search for my full name since I posted most of the photos - so Laura Johnston Kohl 3. Then, I click on the reference to Peoples Temple Photo Gallery. 4. I look at the albums - I am ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR Traveling to Kentucky in October, 2015

Folks in Lexington, KY - add this event to your calendar: JONESTOWN SURVIVOR: An Insider's Look Author will do a Book Talk and Power Point Presentation, Thursday October 1, 6-8 p.m. Lexington Public Library Beaumont Branch 3080 Fieldstone Way Lexington, KY 40513

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR – Featured Author at August Writers’ Expo in SD

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR will be a Featured Author at the Delta Mu Delta UOPX 3rd Annual Writers' Expo, at University of Phoenix, in August.  Delta Mu Delta UOPX is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Writers' Expo, to be held Sat., Aug. 22, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the UOPX Stonecrest Learning Center. This is a landmark opportunity to attend a number of informative writing workshops, as well as network amongst a multitude of published authors.  This year, Delta Mu Delta UOPX San Diego is honored to announce our Keynote Speaker: Antoinette Kuritz, founder of the La Jolla Writers Conference. Attendees of the Delta Mu ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVORS Plan to Revisit Guyana

JONESTOWN SURVIVORS Plan to Revisit Guyana   I am in the process of arranging  a return trip for some of the survivors and family members back to Guyana. Many people just do not understand why some of us feel the need to go back. Nothing about surviving is clear cut. We have each developed our very own path to move forward. No two of us feel exactly alike. We don't have to. We each came into Peoples Temple in our own fashion - alone, with our families or our friends, as religious or political beings, at a crossroad, or many other ways of ...

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