Mass Murderer Jim Jones' Son Speaks Out

Aired on 02/17/2010 | CC
In the 1978 Jonestown massacre, more than 900 Americans drank a poisonous cocktail laced with deadly cyanide. It was the biggest mass murder-suicide in modern history and was masterminded by Jim Jones. In 2010, Oprah sat down with Jim Jones, Jr., the adopted son of the notorious cult leader, who lost both his wife and unborn child that day. Jim Jones Jr. opened up to Oprah about his father and how he survived his past.