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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 14, Virtual Item 29 -  Q398 - Part 2, News and commentary (August 29, 1978) | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 14, Virtual Item 29 -  Q398 - Part 2, News and commentary (August 29, 1978)
August 29, 1978

This tape consists of the news of the day read by Jim Jones.

As with many newscasts, Jones seems to rely most heavily upon Soviet or Eastern bloc news sources, although he quotes other sources such as BBC and Voice of America as well. The items themselves focus on more international news than most Americans are used to, especially in their coverage of Central America, Africa and Eastern bloc countries.

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_14.29 Part 2
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The Jonestown Institute
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