Serial 1434

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1434 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.

[Two of the subjects of this serial whose names are deleted are Jonestown survivors Tim and Michael Carter. The deleted information from the memorandum – designated by brackets – which is known to the editor has been indicated by red type.]

UNCLASSIFIED FBB 846

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 262243Z DEC 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 324418
E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: CASC ([names deleted] [Tim Carter, Michael Carter], Prokes, Michael Joseph)
SUBJ: W/W [Tim Carter, Michael Carter], Michael Joseph Prokes
REF: GEORGETOWN 4420

1. Department and federal agencies need to know the following:

A. Besides the [Carters] and Prokes, who else will be returning?

B. Are [name deleted] & Eugene Smith ready to return?

C. Is the [name deleted] ready to return?

D. Will any others eligible to depart be leaving at the same time?

2. [name deleted] family is arranging a prepaid ticket for his return to New York.

3. Department has been unable to get in touch with [name deleted] in San Francisco. Does he have any other relatives or friends who can assist in his return?

4. Do the [Carters] and Prokes have sufficient funds for their return?

5. Federal air marshal advises that arrangements cannot be made until Wednesday or Thursday of next week.

Vance [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]

Originally posted on July 24th, 2020.

Last modified on July 6th, 2022.
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