Serial 2077

R 020212Z APR 79
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (P) (SQD 10)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) ROUTINE
WFO (89-570) ROUTINE (WFO VIA FBIHQ)
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR, 00: SAN FRANCISCO

In connection with San Francisco review of tapes received from Jonestown, Guyana, tape number Q805, FBI lab number 90102044ESH, contains statements as follows:

Unidentified male states he is a committed socialist.

Jean Forrester Brown, [DOB deleted], high ranking PT member, resides San Francisco, states, “I believe in socialism … Give my life in violent overthrow of this government … Bomb Senate or Congress.”

June Crym, born [DOB deleted], PT legal assistant, resides San Francisco, states, “I believe in socialism … I will take part or conspire in anything I can do to destroy this government…

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I will assassinate President Carter.”

Bonnie Beck, born [DOB deleted], PT member, resides Redwood Valley, California, states, “I think about it all the time… get on with what I know has to be done … get rid of them – they’ve had it.”

Harriett Tropp (deceased Jonestown), “I believe … violent overthrow of government, killing representatives of this government, establishment and representatives of government.”

Richard Tropp (deceased Jonestown) states, “We got to get guns… get bombs… kill some of the people, Senators, Congressmen, corporate heads … create havoc and terrorism.”

U.S. Secret Service advised locally.

For information WFO, tape is undated and it is common knowledge that Jim Jones often required phony statements of criminal, illegal and illicit behavior on the part of PT members. WFO is requested to contact Capitol police re above generalized threats concerning Senators and Congressmen, noting that no specific member is identified.

Armed and dangerous. Suicidal tendencies.

BT

Originally posted on August 7th, 2020.

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