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    Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    I'm wondering if anybody else watched this on MSNBC Sunday night.

    Very well-done, and also VERY creepy and eerie, especially since it's all true.

    I was only four years old when it happened, and being a history buff I appreciated (I can't use the word enjoyed) being able to learn more about it.



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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    I’m not sure if many people know it but that is where the figure of speech, “Drinking the Kool-Aid” originated. I saw a made for TV movie about this tragedy when I was a little kid and the thought of it still scares me to death.



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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    MSNBC does a good job with a lot of their documentaries. I enjoy the Lockup series. The Anamosa and Fort Madison shows were interesting...



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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    They did a very good job on this story.



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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    The hardest part to fathom are the innocent children that were forced into this.



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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    I have no idea what you are talking about,maybe I am too young to know about this, but I am guessing it involved a cult.


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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    If this is new, I havent seen it. But I have seen a documentary on this, they interview Jones' son that was there, on the basketball team.

    It's just evil, and very sad. they showed flyover shots of bodies, and I had to turn away, thinking of all of the children.


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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    I have no idea what you are talking about,maybe I am too young to know about this, but I am guessing it involved a cult.
    Watch it and learn something. It happened 30 years ago and was huge.



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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    I have no idea what you are talking about,maybe I am too young to know about this, but I am guessing it involved a cult.
    Yeah - kind of a 30 years ago Branch Davidian thing.



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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    I have no idea what you are talking about,maybe I am too young to know about this, but I am guessing it involved a cult.
    This where the phrase "drinking the koolaid" comes from. Believing what you are told, at any cost.



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    Re: Witness to Jonestown on MSNBC

    I just read up on this for about 20 minutes or so and that is quite enough for me, I am glad I didnt know about this before, ugh.


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