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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 16, Virtual Item 28 -  Q579 - Part 1, Public relations dealings; Prokes phone calls (Spring 1977) | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 16, Virtual Item 28 -  Q579 - Part 1, Public relations dealings; Prokes phone calls (Spring 1977)
Spring 1977

This tape consists primarily of Peoples Temple members — especially Mike Prokes — engaged in damage control before an article by Marshall Kilduff was scheduled to be published in 1977 (probably the article in New West, although Kilduff originally intended his article for San Francisco magazine).

The tape is a series of recorded phone calls, except for the first segment, in which Jim Jones tries to prepare a small gathering in ways to get the word out about the church, how to talk with reporters, and how to find out what the reporters know.

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_16.28 Part 1
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The Jonestown Institute
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