[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld the name of a person ostensibly associated with Peoples Temple from this cable. It is denoted below in red type.
[The text for this document was released in 2014 by the now-defunct Wikileaks website at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1979GEORGE00641_e.html. This URL may be available through the Wayback Machine.]
GEORGE 00641 121201Z
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 FSE-00 /022 W
——————008102 121516Z /43
R 121106Z FEB 9
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8959
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0641
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, (HUGHES, HOWARD ROBARD)
SUBJ: W/W FUNDS
REF: STATE 032545
EMBASSY HAS NO RECORD OF ANYONE NAMED HOWARD ROBARD HUGHES. PLEASE ADVISE US ON WHAT BASIS IT IS BELIEVED THAT MR. HUGHES WAS AT JONESTOWN.
BURKE [U.S. Ambassador John Burke]