Peoples Temple Collection; Box 10, Virtual Item 28 - Q248 - Part 1, News and commentary (October 1 & September 16, 1978)
- Digitized: October 1 & September 16, 1978
- Peoples Temple (Organization)
Jim Jones reads the news from two dates in Fall 1978. The first half of the tape is likely from 1 October 1978 (the initial tape identification note lists that date, and the news items are consistent), and when that newscast ends, another tape picks up during which Jones reads a news story with the specific dating “[a]s of ten p.m. on September sixteenth.” The two newscasts on the same tape – and the fact that the more recent newscast overlaps the older one – show that tapes were re-used over and again. 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