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Jonestown mass suicide: Revisiting the cult that ended with the deaths of 900


It began as charismatic preacher Jim Jones’ attempt to build a socialist utopia, but it ended with the deaths of more than 900 people in a remote settlement in Guyana known as Jonestown. NBC’s Joe Fryer reports the second installment of TODAY’s “Cults & Crimes” series.