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Inside the horrors of the Jonestown massacre, the day 918 Americans died

Inside the horrors of the Jonestown massacre, the day 918 Americans died

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Tim Carter was in a state of absolute shock. He had been told to go on an errand in the midst of a big, hastily-called church meeting at the pavilion inside the Jonestown compound in the Guyanese jungle where he had been living for several months. When he returned to the pavilion, he found hundreds of people -- neighbors, friends, his wife and baby -- dead or dying, engaged in the largest ritual mass-murder suicide in history. "What I saw and heard were people screaming," Carter said. "There were people crying ... I know what I heard, and it was not some kind of joyful experience. That's a fact." Watch "Truth and Lies: Jonestown - Paradise Lost" on Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. It was Nov. 18. 1978, and the bodies of more than 900 Americans were spread across the grounds o...