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Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones ()

directed by William A. Graham
featuring Powers Boothe, Veronica Cartwright, Rosalind Cash, Brad Dourif, Randy Quaid

Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones - William A. Graham

This two-part TV movie was, of course, sparked by the November 1978 mass suicide of 913 people at the South American religious "colony" of Jonestown. The catalyst for this tragedy was cult-leader Reverend Jim Jones (played by Powers Boothe, who won an Emmy for his performance), head of the so-called People's Temple. The film traces the life of ...