Serial 1148

0 111701Z DEC 78
FM NEW YORK (89-495) (P) (213)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) PRIORITY
SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) PRIORITY VIA FBIHQ
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UNCLAS
RYMUR

On December 7, 1978 – December 9, 1978, SA [name deleted], and [name deleted], news film, NBC-TV, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York, reviewed all pre-assassination film on P.T. and Congressman Leo Ryan’s trip to Jonestown.

[Name deleted] advised that NBC [several words deleted] made the decision to [one line deleted]. It is NBC’s policy to [balance of page deleted]

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[several paragraphs deleted]

Reporter Don Harris interviewed numerous individuals in San Francisco [balance of paragraph deleted]

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San Francisco should conduct interviews of all of these individuals if not done so already, particularly [name deleted], who claimed Jim Jones was physically very sick. The interviews discuss conditions at Jonestown and P.T. in general. These films show no evidence of a conspiracy to assassinate Ryan, nor are there other federal crimes mentioned. [balance of paragraph deleted]

[name deleted] further advised that two copies of the edited crime scene footage were made approximately one week ago and sold to Guyanese Embassy, Washington, D.C., and Chief of Police, Guyana. The edited version, shown on T.V., shows the actual shooting in slow motion. [balance of paragraph deleted]

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Originally posted on August 14th, 2019.

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