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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 9, Virtual item 17, Q199-Part 2-News and commentary | Special Collections & University Archives

 
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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 9, Virtual item 17, Q199-Part 2-News and commentary
Date:
June 11, 1978
Description:

In connection with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s investigation into the assassination of U.S. Congressman LEO J. RYAN at Port Kaituma, Guyana, South America, on November 18, 1978, a tape recording was obtained. This tape recording was located in Jonestown, Guyana, South America, and was turned over to U.S. Officials in Guyana and subsequently transported to the United States.

On May 26, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B69-25. This tape was found to contain the following:

Sunday news by JIM JONES to include topics

1. Taiwan

2. Mainland China and Zaire

3. U.S. aid to Saudi Arabia

4. Strategic Arms limitation talks

5. Italian elections

6. Prime Minister FORBES BURNHAM

7. IRS

8. California Proposition 13

9. Fair-trade laws

10. UFO

11. FBI

12. USSR

13. Saudi Arabia14. FBI/ROY WILKINS relationship

The tape concluded with an announcement by JONES re the pending visit of a news group.

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.
ID:
ms-0183_09.17 Part 2
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Special Collections & University Archives
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The Jonestown Institute
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