Stan Nelson's chilling account of the rise and fall of the Reverend Jim Jones' People's Temple combines archival footage and interviews with journalists, former members, relatives and survivors of the mass suicide of some 900 men, women and children on November 18, 1978. Their recollections, which chronicle a utopian dream rooted in faith and progressive social ideals that went as wrong as wrong can go, is simply devastating. Born in Indiana in 1931, James Jones grew up with little supervision, the son of an unemployed alcoholic and his overwhelmed wife. Jones took refuge in the Pentecostal church, eventually becoming a preacher himself. He founded an integrated cong...