Peoples Temple Collection; Box 27, Virtual Item 15 - Q1017 - 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 June 14, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B107-27. This tape was found to contain the following: JIM JONES conducting a sermon and exhorting the members to giveup [sic] the materialistic life in favor of a simple existence. It appears this tape was made in Indianapolis, Indian [sic]. He tells the members to sell everything and follow him. 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