The Myths of Jonestown

As one of the few journalists who visited the horrific scene in Jonestown, Guyana, I remain dumbfounded about why the myths about the tragedy, which happened 40 years ago, live on. Here’s what happened on Nov. 18, 1978. I arrived in Guyana with a team of editors, photographers, and reporters from The Washington Post, the … Continue reading The Myths of Jonestown