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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 10, Virtual Item 28 -  Q248 - Part 2, News and commentary (October 1 & September 16, 1978) | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 10, Virtual Item 28 -  Q248 - Part 2, News and commentary (October 1 & September 16, 1978)
October 1 & September 16, 1978

Jim Jones reads the news from two dates in Fall 1978. The first half of the tape is likely from 1 October 1978 (the initial tape identification note lists that date, and the news items are consistent), and when that newscast ends, another tape picks up during which Jones reads a news story with the specific dating “[a]s of ten p.m. on September sixteenth.” The two newscasts on the same tape – and the fact that the more recent newscast overlaps the older one – show that tapes were re-used over and again.

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_10.28 Part 2
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