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40 years later, Rep. Speier looks back on Jonestown horror

Clip: 11/20/2018 | 7m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

This weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown massacre, in which more than 900 followers of Jim Jones were victims of a cult mass murder-suicide in Guyana. Among the survivors was Jackie Speier, now a Democratic congresswoman from California. She joins Judy Woodruff to discuss her new book, “Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back" and current politics.

Aired: 11/20/18

Rating: NR

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