Articles by Michael Bellefountaine

Michael Bellefountaine was a mainstay contributor to this website for several years. In addition to his numerous articles in the jonestown report which appear below, Michael spent hours with Don Beck deciphering, typing and analyzing the Edith Roller journals. He also transcribed a dozen tapes scattered throughout this listing.

Christine Miller told me she was not afraid to die (2006)

Documentary Raises Issues for Future Films to Explore (2006)

The Limits of Language (2006)

“Everybody is a homosexual” (2006)

Christine Miller: A Voice of Independence (2005)

The People’s Temple: The Audience As Participants (2005)

Transcending Time: Kiddush Hashem and Jonestown (2005)

Daily Life of Peoples Temple Revealed in Journal (2004)

In search of truth (2004)

Michael was also the author of A Lavender Look At The Temple , a history of gays and lesbians in the Temple, which was published posthumously in 2011 and is available through Amazon. Articles about his writing project included:

Lavender Look still looking for interviews (2004)

Research on Harvey Milk Renews Calls for Reappraisal of Peoples Temple (2003)

Research Project Explores Jones-Milk Connection (2002)

Michael died in San Francisco on May 10, 2007. Numerous remembrances appear here.