Q542 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           Music

FBI preliminary tape identification note: Labeled in part “L.A.P.T. 4/8/75”

Date cues on tape:     None

People named:           None

Bible verses cited:     None


This tape consists of the double album Black Moses by R&B artist Isaac Hayes.

FBI Summary:

Date of transcription: 6/14/79

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 12, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B103-32. This tape was found to contain the following:

Approximately half side of contemporary music. The remaining areas of the tape were blank and contained nothing of an evidentiary nature.

Differences with FBI Summary:

The summary is accurate and meets the FBI’s purposes.

Originally posted on March 7th, 2016.

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