Oversight: Jonestown

Oversight: Jonestown

CQ Roll Call

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On Nov. 18, 1978, more than 900 Americans died in Jonestown, Guyana. Some committed suicide. More were murdered. And until 9/11, it was the largest single mass killing of American citizens. U.S. Rep. Leo Ryan was assassinated as he tried to rescue Jonestown residents desperate for freedom. In CQ Roll Call's new podcast, we investigate Jonestown through the prism of congressional oversight, telling a story of corruption, international intrigue, race and betrayal. Oversight. How can the lessons of the past inform decisions of today?
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On Nov. 18, 1978, more than 900 Americans died in Jonestown, Guyana. Some committed suicide. More were murdered. And until 9/11, it was the largest single mass killing of American citizens. U.S. Rep. Leo Ryan was assassinated as he tried to rescue Jonestown residents desperate for freedom. In CQ Roll Call's new podcast, we investigate Jonestown through the prism of congressional oversight, telling a story of corruption, international intrigue, race and betrayal. Oversight. How can the lessons of the past inform decisions of today?
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Epilogue: Shattered Lives

23 Dec 2019 | 26 mins 14 secs

Epilogue: Shattered ...

23 Dec 2019 | 26 mins 14 secs

Epilogue: Shattered Lives

23 Dec 2019 | 26 mins 14 secs

Epilogue: Shattered ...

23 Dec 2019 | 26 mins 14 secs

Who's to Blame?

16 Dec 2019 | 34 mins 28 secs

Who's to Blame?

16 Dec 2019 | 34 mins 28 secs

Final Warnings

09 Dec 2019 | 36 mins 02 secs

Final Warnings

09 Dec 2019 | 36 mins 02 secs

Final Warnings

09 Dec 2019 | 36 mins 02 secs

Final Warnings

09 Dec 2019 | 36 mins 02 secs

The Cover Up

02 Dec 2019 | 19 mins 15 secs

The Cover Up

02 Dec 2019 | 19 mins 15 secs

The Cover Up

02 Dec 2019 | 19 mins 15 secs

The Cover Up

02 Dec 2019 | 19 mins 15 secs

Descent Into Madness

25 Nov 2019 | 30 mins 34 secs

Descent Into Madness

25 Nov 2019 | 30 mins 34 secs

Descent Into Madness

25 Nov 2019 | 30 mins 34 secs

Descent Into Madness

25 Nov 2019 | 30 mins 34 secs

24 Hours

18 Nov 2019 | 31 mins 41 secs

24 Hours

18 Nov 2019 | 31 mins 41 secs

24 Hours

18 Nov 2019 | 31 mins 41 secs

24 Hours

18 Nov 2019 | 31 mins 41 secs

Introducing Oversight: Jo...

24 Oct 2019 | 02 mins 30 secs

Introducing Oversigh...

24 Oct 2019 | 02 mins 30 secs

Introducing Oversight: Jo...

24 Oct 2019 | 02 mins 30 secs

Introducing Oversigh...

24 Oct 2019 | 02 mins 30 secs