R 011715Z JAN 80
FR AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 1379
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0005
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, GY (BEIKMAN, CHARLES EDWARD), (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJ: CONOFF’S VISIT TO CHARLES BEIKMAN
1. Consular Officer visited Beikman in Georgetown prison December 28, 1979. Meeting took place in the office of Prison Superintendent Byron Henry, who remained present throughout.
2. Before Beikman was brought into the meeting, Conoff requested a private interview with Mr. Beikman, as well as access to Beikman’s cell and inspection of other detention facilities. Superintendent Henry passed these requests onto his superiors, and Embassy will follow-up both requests after holidays.
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