Commentaries and Observations by Leigh Fondakowski


Leigh Fondakowski is the writer and director of the play, The People’s Temple, and the author of the book, Stories from Jonestown. She can be contacted through this website.

Phil Tracy and the Power of Words: A Remembrance (2015) 

PJ’s Walk in the Temple’s Shoes Ends (2015) 

Starting the Conversation on Jonestown (2013)

Stories From Jonestown Extends Life of The People’s Temple (2012)

Murder vs. Suicide: Individuals and the Collective (2006)

In addition to writing the articles above, Leigh Fondakowski appeared as a speaker during the Griot Institute of African Studies lecture series entitled Jonestown: 35 Years Later at Bucknell University; her presentation appears here.