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Mass suicide in Guyana

Title
Mass suicide in Guyana
Genre
News report
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:22
Description
Eyewitness report on scenes following the mass suicide in Guyana of members of the Peoples Temple cult led by Jim Jones and how they died through poisoning.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Suicide; Poisoning; Guyana; Cults; Dead bodies; Religious sects; Religious communities; Peoples Temple; Jim Jones

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