Peoples Temple Collection; Box 28, Virtual Item 29, Q1058-Pt.3- San Francisco sermon
- Digitized: 1973-1974
- Jones, Jim (Jones, James Warren) (Person)
Jim Jones reads an article about the release and subsequent disappearance of Black Panther leader Huey Newton, and discusses the lessons to be learned from it. He shows how the press distorts the facts of a man's life, how the police smear the Panthers, and how difficult it is for a man who is not present to defend himself against spurious charges. Jones also focuses on the aspects of the article which show FBI and local police surveillance of Newton. He edits the article as he reads, correcting mistakes and "stopping for lies." He says he finds it "interesting" that police acknowledge keeping tabs on Newton, yet are never there when he is shot at or when he is allegedly committing crimes. Full summary of the recording available at Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website, along with the tape transcript.
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Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
Publisher: The Jonestown Institute