Jonestown Videos

Jonestown Massacre

(4) tv-14

Jonestown Massacre

(4 min) tv-14

In this History Rocks the 70's video, brought to you by the History Channel, learn about the Jonestown cult. Congressman Leo J. Ryan goes to investigate on November 14, 1978, which eventually results in Jones sending armed men after Leo J. Ryan. Over 913 died in this mass suicide, while only 167 residents managed to escape.