Peoples Temple Collection; Box 23, Virtual item 16, Q833pt1- White Night in Jonestown (20 March 1978, continues on Q051
- Digitized: March 20, 1978
- Jones, Jim (Jones, James Warren) (Person)
This tape was one of the 53 tapes initially withheld from disclosure. There are numerous expressions of emergency and urgency in this undated White Night in Jonestown - ranging from the presumption that some of the Guyanese government officials with whom they have to work are under the control of the CIA, to the possibility that some new arrivals to Jonestown are under the control of the CIA, to the uncertainty created by the lawsuits, custody battles and arrest orders that are pending for Jim Jones and other members of the Temple leadership - but the underlying reason for the crisis seems to be that Larry Schacht, the Jonestown doctor, has not received national certification as a physician. Full summary of the recording available at Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website, along with the tape transcript.
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Physical Description Note
Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
Publisher: The Jonestown Institute