Serial 1419

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1419 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text originally withheld at the request of the State Department is indicated by red type below.

[The text for this document was released in 2014 by the now-defunct Wikileaks website at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE04472_d.html. This URL may be available through the Wayback Machine.]

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ACTION SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 USSS-00 FBIE-00 HEW-06
INSE-00 CTME-00 CA-01 SY-05 SYE-00 JUSE-00 H-02
SSO-00 OPR-02 MCT-02 L-03 TRSE-00 DODE-00 SS-15
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O 281350Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8577
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4472
DEPT PLEASE PASS TO: USSS
FBI, WASHDC
HEW, WASHDC
INS, NEW YORK
U.S. CUSTOMS, NEW YORK
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, GY, (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJ: REPATRATION

1. The following members of the People’s Temple are scheduled to depart Guyana aboard PAA [Pan Am Airlines] 228 on Friday, December 29:

Henry Cannon
Michael Carter
Timothy Carter
Mary Ann Cassanova
Herbert Newell
Diane Scheid
Eugene Smith.

Dwyer [Deputy Chief of Mission Richard Dwyer]

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