Jonestown, the commune operated by Peoples Temple , was based in Guyana. Leo Ryan, a congressman, visited it that year to investigate claims of abuse and found several defectors who wished to leave with him. As they reached the local airstrip on their way out, Temple security guards opened fire on the group, killing Congressman Ryan and several others. Later that day the cult’s demented leader Jim Jones directed his followers, who apparently seemed to be idealistic, intelligent, and life-loving people, to commit suicide, urging them to die with dignity rather than live life on the run.


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