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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 18, Virtual Item 14, Q630 Part 1, Shortwave with Jones, committee meeting | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 18, Virtual Item 14, Q630 Part 1, Shortwave with Jones, committee meeting
Summer 1977

This tape consists of five separate segments.

Part 1 is a short ham radio transmission of a message – recorded three times with small variations, none of which are very clear – from an unidentified male to the Jonestown community.

In Part 2, Temple spokesman Michael Prokes speaks on the phone with Nathaniel Muhammad to express Jim Jones' regrets that he cannot attend a function to which he had been invited. Jones had worked himself to exhaustion, Prokes says, and is in Guyana recuperating.

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_18.14 Part 1
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The Jonestown Institute
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