Peoples Temple Collection; Box 9, Virtual Item 24 - Q206 - Part 1, Jones Speaking
- 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 27, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B69-32. This tape was found to contain the following: Various discussions between JIM JONES and unidentified individuals regarding current world events. In addition, JONES talks about death, his dislike of "snitches", and makes the statement that he would not commit suicide because he loves everyone too much. There is no summary or transcript of this recording, but a full index is available on the Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website.
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Physical Description Note
Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
Publisher: The Jonestown Institute