Government Documents

  • “Information Meeting on the Cult Phenomenon in the U.S.” Transcript of Proceedings, U.S. Senate, February 5, 1979, 96th Congress, 1st Session.

  • The Assassination of Representative Leo J. Ryan and the Jonestown, Guyana Tragedy: Report of a Staff Investigative Group to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, House Document No. 96-223, May 15, 1979, 96th Congress, 1st Session. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979.
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  • The Death of Representative Leo J. Ryan, People’s Temple, and Jonestown: Understanding a Tragedy. Hearing by Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, May 15, 1979, 96th Congress, 1st Session. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979.
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  • Review of the Implementation of Recommendations Relating to the Death of Representative Leo J. Ryan. Hearings by House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Operations hearings, February 20 and March 4, 1980, 96th Congress, 2nd Session. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980.
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  • “Findings of GAO study on California placement and federal funding of foster children under guardianship of members of Peoples Temple religious group in Jonestown, Guyana.” In Abuse and Neglect of Children in Institutions, 1979 Hearings before the Subcommittee on Child and Human Development, U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, May 31, 1979.

  • The Performance of the Department of State and the American Embassy in Georgetown, Guyana in the People’s Temple Case” (The Crimmins Report), U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., May, 1979. Obtained from California Historical Society, MS 3802, Moore Family Papers.
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  • “Investigative Report on Peoples Temple.” Department of Social Services, State of California, Sacramento, Calif., November, 1979.

  • “Report of Investigation of Peoples Temple.” Office of the Attorney General, State of California, Sacramento, Calif., April, 1980.

  • “Cult Awareness Week,” House Joint Resolution 390, 100th Congress, 1st Session. Washington, D.C., 1988.

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