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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 19, Virtual Item 16 -  Q670 , Radio newscast of attempted bombing of Temple Bus (March 1974) (Duplciated on Q 611) | Special Collections & University Archives

 
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Title:
Peoples Temple Collection; Box 19, Virtual Item 16 -  Q670 , Radio newscast of attempted bombing of Temple Bus (March 1974) (Duplciated on Q 611)
Date:
March 1974
Description:

This tape is a recording made off the air of a Ukiah radio newscast about an attempted bombing of a Peoples Temple bus in San Francisco. Although 11 buses were parked at a junior high where the Temple was holding services, according to Temple spokesman Michael Prokes, the bomb had been planted under the bus used by Jim and Marcceline Jones. The fuse had burned down to a “fraction of an inch,” and the fact that it hadn’t exploded was “really a miracle,” Prokes quoted an unnamed police detective as saying.

Full summary of the recording available at Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website, along with the tape transcript.

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Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.
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ms-0183_19.16
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Special Collections & University Archives
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Publisher:
The Jonestown Institute
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The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
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