Peoples Temple Collection; Box 11, Virtual Item 13 - Q264-1 - 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 30, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B93-10. This tape was found to contain the following: Music by "Black Velvet." A commentary and politicized reading of the news by JAMES JONES. JONES advises visitors will be arriving soon and no negative references will be made to the United States Government during this time. JONES instructs people to tell the visitors the reason they left the United States was because of racism and not socialism. 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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Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
Publisher: The Jonestown Institute