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 “Bongos”
Date cues on tape: None
People named: None
Bible verses cited: None
This tape consists of popular instrumental music, much of it with a Caribbean or calypso rhythm. A good portion of the tape has been recorded with two tracks and/or backwards.
Date of transcription: 6/20/79
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 8, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B101-39. This tape was found to contain the following: music.
Differences with FBI Summary:
The summary is accurate and meets the FBI’s purposes.
Tape originally posted January 2017.