Laura Kohl, Jonestown survivor, will be speaking at the Escondido Public Library

Laura Kohl, a Jonestown survivor, will tell of her experiences in the Turrentine Room of the Escondido Public Library on Monday February 25th, 2013 at 6:00PM. She joined People’s Temple in 1970 and spent the next nine years working for the Temple in California and Guyana.  She was away from Jonestown on November 18, 1978 when 913 of her friends and family died.  The next twenty years were spent recovering, and rebuilding her life after that tragedy. She will tell about her personal experiences with Jim Jones and The People’s Temple and how she survived the tragedy of Jonestown. Her story of survival and recovery will be compelling to all.

The program is free and open to the public. The Escondido Public Library is at 239 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido CA 92025. For more information, please call (760) 839-4839 or visit the library online at to learn about other upcoming library programs.