Jan 13, 78 • Georgetown-State • 0171

[Editor’s note: This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE00171_d.html. The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld the name of a relatives of a Peoples Temple member from this cable. It is denoted below in red type.]

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GEORGE 00171 132049Z
ACTION SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 CCO-00 PASO-00 /007 W
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R 131031Z JAN 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 6017
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0171

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC: (CHAIKIN, EUGENE)
SUBJECT: W/W EUGENE CHAIKIN
REF: 77 GEORGETOWN 3048

TO: MR. RAPHAEL CHAIKIN
10530 BRIAR LANE
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA
TELEPHONE NO. 714-835-5223

1. OUR CONSUL MET WITH YOUR BROTHER EUGENE ON JAN. 11, 1978 DURING A VISIT TO THE PEOPLE’S TEMPLE AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY. EUGENE APPEARED WELL AND INTERESTED IN HIS ACTIVITIES INVOLVING AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENTS. AMERICAN EMBASSY GEORGETOWN, GUYANA

2. FOR DEPARTMENT: PRIVACY ACT AUTHORIZATION GRANTED ORALLY BY EUGENE CHAIKIN FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO HIS BROTHER.

BURKE

NOTE BY OC/T: PASSED TO ABOVE ADDRESSEE.

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Originally posted on February 11th, 2020.

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