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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 11, Virtual Item 17 -  Q267 - Part 1, News and commentary (September 28, 1978) | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 11, Virtual Item 17 -  Q267 - Part 1, News and commentary (September 28, 1978)
September 28, 1978

Jim Jones reads the news of the day, although he interrupts himself on numerous occasions to remind the residents of Jonestown that visitors from the Soviet Union are coming in.

On those occasions, he issues instructions on how the people are to talk to the guests. Some instructions are quite specific: "practice what you will be saying to guests who come in, how you enjoy it here, how we have protein daily, . all the beautiful food, and never [a] complaint and tell them how you have not considered going back to America if someone gave you a million dollars."

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_11.17 Part 1
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