Q405 Summary

Summary prepared by Fielding M. McGehee III. If you use this material, please credit The Jonestown Institute. Thank you.

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FBI Catalogue: Unidentified Individuals Speaking

FBI preliminary tape identification note: None

Date cues on tape: None

People named: None

Bible verses cited: None

Summary:

(Note: The Russian on this tape was initially reviewed by Paul VanDeCarr. The editors gratefully acknowledge his invaluable assistance.)

Commercial Russian language education tape. Various lessons on pronunciation, with focus on pronunciation of vowels. The lesson is in English, then gives examples of Russian words and how vowels are pronounced in various positions within a word.

FBI Summary:

Date of transcription: 6/26/79

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 June 5, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B100-14. This tape was found to contain the following:

Today’s Russian language lesson by unidentified male. Dealing with vowel sounds, correct pronunciation and vocabulary.

Differences with FBI Summary:

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Tape originally posted May 2004

Originally posted on July 8th, 2013.

Last modified on May 2nd, 2016.
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