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What happened the last night before the massacre at Jonestown Congressman Leo Ryan visited Jonestown, where he met with members of the Peoples Temple, and on the day of the massacre, he was attacked by a man with Jim Jones sets up Jonestown compound in Guyana In , about 50 of Jones' followers left California to help him build his "utopia" vision deep in the jungles of the South American country. Ex-members claim Jim Jones practiced faux suicides At the Peoples Temple base in California, former members said Jones would talk about planning for death and ask them whether their movement was worth Jim Jones was 'a predator,' ex-members allege Former Peoples Temple members said Jones became extreme, manipulating his congregants with blackmail and administering humiliating beatings to those How Jim Jones rose to power within his Peoples Temple.

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