Serial 1127

Airtel

Date 12/7/1978

TO: DIRECTOR, FBI (MAJOR CASE 16)
FROM: SAC, BALTIMORE (89-173) -P-
SUBJECT: RYMUR

Re BA teletype to Director, 11/30/78;
SF telephone call to BA, 11/30/78.

Enclosed for the Bureau and SF is one copy each of four letters and seven news articles provided by [name deleted].

On 12/4/78, [name deleted] provided SA [name deleted] with enclosed news articles showing the extent of contact between ham radio operators and the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project in Guyana. [name deleted] also provided SA [name deleted] with enclosed letters he received from friends and relatives of Members of the Peoples Temple.

Results of interview with [name deleted] were reported in re teletype.

BA lead in re teletype to locate [name deleted] discontinued by SF in re telephone call.

[The attachments to this serial were part of Peoples Temple’s publicity packets throughout 1978. Its two components are Charles Garry’s account of his trip to Jonestown, published by the Sun-Reporter in November 1977, and the news coverage of a long-distance Caesarean delivery performed by Jonestown doctor Larry Schacht in February 1978.]

Originally posted on August 14th, 2019.

Last modified on January 2nd, 2020.
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