0 210241Z NOV 78
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (P)
TO DIRECTOR FBI IMMEDIATE
LOS ANGELES IMMEDIATE (LA VIA FBIHQ)
Re Bureau teletype to all offices, November 20, 1978, and San Francisco call to Los Angeles, November 21, 1978.
Info developed from witnesses and former People’s Temple (PT) members that Mervyn Dymally, former California Lieutenant Governor, had close association with Rev. Jones, traveled to Jonestown on at least two occasions, and may have been extorted by Jones to write letters to president and others on behalf of the church. One visitor to Guyana observed photo slide of Dymally with Jones.
Los Angeles considered interview of Dymally re his association and any info he can furnish re conspiratal [conspiratorial] or illegal
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activities of PT noting possible corruption of public officials goals of PT.
Armed and dangerous. Suicidal tendencies.