Indeed, it seems comparable to contending that because Jews worked in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany, and walked to their deaths in gas-chambers, they, too, committed “suicide.” A second argument put forward in these pages is that Jones instigated the massacre because he feared that Congressman Leo Ryan’s investigation would disgrace him.
Specifically, Jones appears to have been terrified that Ryan and the press would uncover information that the leftist founder of the Peoples Temple was for many years a witting stooge, or agent, of the FBI and the CIA.
Then there’s the incredibly complex issue of Peoples Temple in all its jumbled dimensions.
The second time I met Fielding Mc Gehee, the co-manager of this site, he said what I was thinking: “It’s like the story of the six blind men and the elephant: everybody thinks it’s something different.” So the constant challenge for me is trying to figure out one thing at a time.
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On previous books (this is my seventeenth), the problem has been getting critical interviews and turning up sufficient paper trail for appropriate documentation.He contributed vocals on The Decemberists' 2009 album The Hazards of Love.On April 4, 2009, James performed at the Radio City Music Hall, New York City, in the "Change Begins Within" concert benefitting the David Lynch Foundation.There are few crews in hip-hop history to have the musical and aesthetic impact that The Diplomats have managed to have and continue to nearly 20 years after their inception.Comprised of founders Cam’ron and Jim Jones, in addition to Juelz Santana and Freekey Zekey, the band of brothers first made their presence known at the onset of the aughts, and would go on to capture the rap world’s attention with a slew of landmark mixtape releases, stamping themselves as the leaders of one of the hottest movements in the streets of New York and beyond.