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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 19, Virtual Item 7, Q659, Declarations of revolutionary support by PT members | Special Collections & University Archives

 
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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 19, Virtual Item 7, Q659, Declarations of revolutionary support by PT members
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Fifteen members of Peoples Temple take turns reading a short, prepared statement in which they identify themselves, describe themselves as “a violent revolutionary,” and vow to overthrow the government. Most of the readings are either in a monotone or a halting, uncertain voice, indicating the occasion was the first time they had seen the statement. A couple of members apparently view the statement as a joke, since they try, not always successfully, to smother their laughter. Only a couple of readings seem genuine and heartfelt.

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

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Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
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ms-0183_19.7
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The Jonestown Institute
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