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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 27, Virtual Item 10 -  Q1011  - Part 1, Recorded soul and R&B music | Special Collections & University Archives

Peoples Temple Collection; Box 27, Virtual Item 10 -  Q1011  - Part 1, Recorded soul and R&B music

Music taped over a people’s rally in San Francisco by JONES who introduces FRED FURTH, an attorney who represented the PT. FURTH gives a talk on various topics and praises PT and tells them that the legal battles can be won. FURTH tells of his interest in being a “Public Interest Senator” in Sacramento, California, and politics their support. HARVEY MILK also spoke at this rally, who at that time was running for the Supervisor of San Francisco.

JONES talks of getting an airplane to take him and others of PT to 27,000 acres in a socialist country. JONES continues on enumerating the problems in the United States and the plight of the people.

Congressman [sic] WILLIE BROWN also addressed the congregation but most of his speech was covered by music. WILLIE BROWN praised the work and generosity of the “have nots” such as those in PT.

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_27.10 Part 1
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