Peoples Temple Collection; Box 9, Virtual Item 3 - Q187 - Part 1, News and commentary (October 12, 1978)
- Digitized: October 12, 1978
- Peoples Temple (Organization)
In connection with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s investigation into the assassination of U.S. Congressman LEO J. RYAN at Port Kaituma, Guyana, South America, on November 18, 1978, a tape recording was obtained. This tape recording was located in Jonestown, Guyana, South America, and was turned over to U.S. Officials in Guyana and subsequently transported to the United States. On May 28, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B69-13. This tape was found to contain the following: JIM JONES reading a political and historical analysis of the Nation of Islam (NOI), Malcom [sic] X, Black Panther Party (BPP) and Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNEC) [sic] followed by the Radio Moscow and Radio Havanna [sic] News, Diet tips, announcements and work schedule and an announcement that National Enquirer and New West Magazines would not print articles on People’s Temple. Full summary of the recording available at Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website, along with the tape transcript
Rights Statement Note
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Physical Description Note
Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
Publisher: The Jonestown Institute