Nov 20, 78 • 1925 • Georgetown-State • 3813

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 36 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE03813_d.html.]

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ACTION ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 FBIE-00 CIAE-00 DODE-00 PA-02 TRSE-00 SCS-06 MCT-02 CA-01 INR-10 INRE-00 SY-05 SYE-00 USSS-00 H-02 AID-05 SS-15 SSO-00 NSCE-00 CCO-00 OC-06 JUSE-00 NSAE-00 ICAE-00 L-03 HA-05 MED-05 OPR-02 PER-05 PPTE-00 /090 W
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O 201925Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC NIACT IMMEDIATE 8096
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 3813
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CDES, CASC, GY (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: ASSEMBLING NOK [Next of Kin] DATA AT GEORGETOWN
REF: GEORGETOWN 3788

EMBASSY NOT RECEIVING AS MANY CALLS FROM RELATIVES OF PEOPLE’S TEMPLE MEMBERS AS MIGHT BE EXPECTED. SUGGEST YOU CONSIDER POSSIBILITY OF PUBLIC STATEMENT REQUESTING PEOPLE WITH RELATIVES AT JONESTOWN TO CALL SOME WASHINGTON NUMBER WHERE DATA WILL BE COMPILED AND TRANSMITTED TO US.

BURKE [John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]

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Originally posted on March 1st, 2020.

Last modified on June 24th, 2022.
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