Peoples Temple Collection; Box 9, Virtual item 18, Q200-Part 2 - News and commentary
- Digitized: June 18, 1978
Jim Jones reads the news of the day for June 18, 1978. Many of the sources for this tape – as for most of the news tapes – are either Soviet or Soviet-leaning. The United States and its allies are described as fascist, imperialist, and/or monopoly capitalist. The Communist states which do not adhere to Moscow’s line are described as apostate or renegade. The foreign policy of China, for example, a nation which the USSR distrusted as much as it did the West during the late 1970s, is characterized at “chauvinism in its foreign policy to the point of renegade running with the imperialist and outright lackey of US imperialism and the Trilateral multinationals.” 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