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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 17, Virtual item 8, Q589 Part 1- Answering questions of people, Jonestown meeting (13 April 1978) (588-596) | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 17, Virtual item 8, Q589 Part 1- Answering questions of people, Jonestown meeting (13 April 1978) (588-596)
April 13, 1978

This April 1978 meeting of the Jonestown community came during a period of increasing pressure. The Concerned Relatives had just turned over a list of grievances against Peoples Temple and Jim Jones at the Temple's headquarters in San Francisco; they also disseminated it to the press and other Temple "enemies." Jonestown was also expecting the arrival of an unnamed woman who had no relatives there – the tape begins after the meeting's starting, and the woman is never named – but it is believed to be Kathy Hunter, a somewhat sympathetic (and yet uncontrollable) reporter for the Ukiah Daily Journal.

Full summary of the recording available at Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website, along with the tape transcript.

Phys. Desc:
Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
ms-0183_17.8 Part 1
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The Jonestown Institute
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