Q802 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:Miscellaneous

FBI preliminary tape identification note: One Audio/Scope 36/ Medical tape

Date cues on tape: None

People named: None

Bible verses cited: None


This is a professionally-produced tape of a conversation between a number of doctors and their medical staff who discuss congestive heart failure. It is part of a commercial series entitled “On Rounds” from the Mayo medical clinic and sponsored by a medical research company.

FBI Summary:

Date of transcription: 3/29/79

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 3/29/79, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B68-8 This tape was found to contain the following:

A recording of a Mayo Clinic program on heart failure.

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Tape originally posted May 2006