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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR – Article from Guyana’s Independent Stabroek News – March 11, 2018

Here is the article from the Guyanese Independent Press - Stabroek News: Local News Two Jonestown survivors reach out to Port Kaituma By Shabna Rahman  Two American women who survived the Jonestown tragedy on November 18, 1978 have finally returned to Guyana to show appreciation and have dialogue with the residents of the mainly Amerindian community. Laura Johnston Kohl, 70, and Jordan Vilchez, 60, journeyed to Port Kaituma last Tuesday, 40 years later, for a meet and greet and to answer tough questions. They didn’t visit before because they tried to put the incident behind and not be reminded of that horrible day when the lives ...

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  Jonestown Survivor Activities from February to April, 2018

  Jonestown Survivor Activities from February to April, 2018 Saturday, 2/10 - Interview in the Epilogue of a cult discussion about Believers/Non-believers for a YouTube broadcast.   Monday, 2/12 - University of Puget Sound in Tacoma Washington - Classes all day long, and then a Public/campus presentation: 5 pm McIntyre Hall 101.   Wednesday, 2/14 and Monday, 2/19 7-8:30 p.m., Palomar College, Dr. Fredi Avalos’ Class on “Power, Discourse and Social Identity”   March - a return trip to Guyana.   Wednesdays, 3/14, 3/21, and 3/28 - CSU-San Bernadino in Palm Desert, Osher class. 1-4   Thursday, 3/29, San Diego State Osher Class, SDSU Love Library 1-2:50   Thursday, 4/5, Arkansas Technical University, Russelville, Arkansas, Classes during ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR News for a Visit to Palomar College in San Marcos

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR News - I will be presenting at the Palomar College class of Dr. Fredi Avalos.  Her class is “Power, Discourse and Social Identity.” I will present on Wednesday February 14 and Monday, February 19, from 7=8:15 p.m.

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR to Speak at San Diego State University – OSHER Class

Jonestown Survivor to Speak on Cult Leadership Styles, at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at SDSU, March 29 BY  SUZANA NORBERG  – JANUARY 24, 2018POSTED IN: EDITORS PICK, SDSU'S OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE How do you distinguish quirkiness from insanity in a leader? What are the red flags to watch for? What are our expectations of a leader? A fluke-survivor of the Peoples Temple and decade-long resident of Synanon — an alternative community in Santa Monica, Calif. that disbanded in 1991 — will share her analysis of both cults, as part of the Love Library Series through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at SDSU. Laura Johnston Kohl will ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR Visits U of Puget Sound in February, 2018

Jonestown Survivor Visit to U of Puget Sound on Monday, February 12, 2018: 9:15 meet host, Dr. Jeff Matthews at U of Puget Sound 10:00 first-year seminar (students will have just finished Jonestown paper) 11:00 first-year seminar (same as above) 12-2pm lunch/break 2:00 pm senior research class (wide-ranging discussion including research and writing process) 3-5 pm break 5:00-6pm campus presentation 6:30 pm dinner

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR Spring 2018 Calendar

Jonestown Survivor has a Busy Spring 2018 Jonestown Survivor has lots of plans for the next six months. Besides teaching 6th grade full time, I am staying busy! I am co-editing the Communal Societies Journal, published by the Communal Studies Association, and writing a number of other articles. January: Already, several email interviews with the Portuguese Media and a British high school student. I expect more, including a follow-up from an Australian television program. February: a visit to University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, with a number of presentations. My recent interview with A&E will be aired at the end of the month. March: ...

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JONESTOWN SURVIVOR was interviewed by SPACEDOUTRADIO.com on 12/28/17

[caption id="attachment_2072" align="alignnone" width="960"] 38th Anniversary - Evergreen Cemetery, Oakland[/caption]Here is the link to the Youtube audio: Dec. 28/17 - The Jonestown Massacre with Laura Johnston Kohl https://t.co/UHmWPH94Nd via @YouTube

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Jonestown Survivor New Spring 2018 Calendar

Jonestown Survivor - Spring 2018 Here is my schedule for Spring 2018: December 14, 2017: Cal State University-San Marcos-Osher class in Murrieta December 28, 2017: 3-hour Radio Interview “Spaced Out Radio” January, 2018: Set up summer speaking events Feb. 11-13, 2018: Speaking in University of Puget Sound classes and Public Meeting March, 2018: Return trip to Guyana - Georgetown and Jonestown Cal State University-San Bernadino Osher in Palm Desert (3 classes) San Diego State University-Osher class April 4-6, 2018: Speaking at Arkansas Tech University - Anthropology classes Communal Studies Association - Conference Call Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley And, I continue to teach 6th grade language arts in middle school. I ...

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Many Jonestown Survivors and Scholars Write for the Jonestown Report – New Report

JONESTOWN SURVIVOR An Insider's Look shared your post. October 31 at 5:12pm ·  IT IS OUT!!!!! The newest jonestown report, November 2017! Laura Kohl October 31 at 11:38am · San Marcos ·  I co-edited the Guyanese Perspective section, and wrote other articles as well! Let me know your thoughts! If you would like to automatically receive all future jonestown reports - send your email to Fielding McGehee at fieldingmcgehee@yahoo.com the jonestown report, Volume 19, November 2017 – Alternative Considerations of Jonestown & Peoples Temple the jonestown report, Volume 19, November… JONESTOWN.SDSU.EDU

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The Annual Jonestown Report is OUT!

My story is part of the new Jonestown Report 2017 issue - posted on the Jonestown Institute site! A must-read issue! Laura Johnston Kohl and the Politics of Peoples Temple – Alternative Considerations of Jonestown & Peoples Temple Laura Johnston Kohl and the Politics of Peoples… JONESTOWN.SDSU.EDU

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