Son of Anarchist: My Father, Jim Jones, and What the World Can Still Learn From Him

Stephan Jones tells Haaretz about the man who would convince his followers to ‘drink the Kool-Aid.’ "The media has done a poor job; they’ve demonized him. That he was just this crazy zealot this entire time"

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Jim Jones. "People can’t understand what was attractive about Dad"
Jim Jones. "People can’t understand what was attractive about Dad"Credit: CHR,AP
Moran Sharir
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File photo: Stephan Jones, son of Rev. Jim Jones of the Peoples Temple, poses for a portrait near San Rafael, California, November 13, 2008.Credit: Eric Risberg/AP
File photo: Peoples Temple compound, led by Jim Jones, after bodies were removed, in Jonestown, Guyana, November 1978.Credit: AP
File photo: A vat that contained a drink laced with deadly cyanide sits on a sidewalk at Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana, November 20, 1978.Credit: Frank Johnston/AP

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