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Bourbon and Bloodshed

Apr 24, 2021

In the fifth episode of our SIX part series on Jonestown, we're covering the time period immediately preceding the Peoples Temple's relocation to Guyana. This covers Jones's growing paranoia, increased control over his congregation, and the growing sense of crisis he was fostering within his fellowship as he planned...


Apr 18, 2021

In Part 4 of our series on Jonestown, we take a deep dive into the era when Jones began abusing sex and drugs in the years leading up to his preparation to leave for Guyana. This episode takes us up to the year 1973 as we talk through the impact his addictions took on his family and the church.


Apr 12, 2021

In the third part of our deep dive into Jonestown and the events leading up to the catastrophic mass casualty event associated with it, we dive deeper into the work Jones did in Indianapolis from the time Peoples Temple was officially formed in their new building all the way up to their move to California. This is...


Apr 3, 2021

In the second part of our deep dive into Jonestown and the events leading up to the catastrophic mass casualty event associated with it, we dive deeper into Jim Jones early life from high school, through college, and up until he formed his first church and moved it into a permanent home in Bloomington. 

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