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Laura Johnston Kohl joined the Peoples Temple in 1970 and was an active and enthusiastic member until the day it ended. On November 18, 1978, 914 members of the Peoples Temple died in Jonestown, Guyana. Laura was one of 87 survivors. This is her story of survival.

Laura is an author as well as a public speaker about the Peoples Temple and is on the Speakers' Bureau of the Jonestown Institute. Her book, Jonestown Survivor: An Insider's Look was published in 2010.

Additionally, Laura has compiled an extensive collection of photos from the Peoples Temple and has made this collection accessible on Flickr.

Find more information on these subjects in our library catalog: Peoples Temple. Peoples Temple -- Biography. Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978

Music from the Peoples Temple Choir album "He's Able", released in 1973 by Brotherhood Records.


Title: Jonestown Survivor Laura Johnston Kohl
Author/Creators: Laura Johnston Kohl, Viktor Sjöberg
Website: http://www.jonestownsurvivor.com
Description: Laura Johnston Kohl joined the Peoples Temple in 1970 and was an active and enthusiastic member until the day it ended. On November 18, 1978, 914 members of Peoples Temple died in Jonestown, Guyana. Laura was one of 87 survivors.
Subject: Peoples Temple. Peoples Temple -- Biography. Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978
Date: May 10, 2012
Item Type: soundrecording
Digital Format: .mp3
Duration: 00:32:45 
Resolution/Bitrate: 128 kbps, 44100 kHz 32-bit Stereo
Size: 29.93MB
Digital Publisher: Escondido Public Library
Rights: This digital file may be used for educational purposes,
as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission
from the Escondido Public Library is required for any other uses.

Identifier: 440777

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