Nov 21, 78 • 2016 • State-Georgetown • 294822

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 51 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE294822_d.html.]

UNCLASSIFIED
PAGE 01 STATE 294822
ORIGIN CA-01
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 SSO-00 SCS-06 FBIE-00 CIAE-00 DODE-00 PA-02 TRSE-00 MCT-02 INR-10 INRE-00 SY-05 SYE-00 USSS-00 H-02 AID-05 SS-15 NSCE-00 CCO-00 OC-06 JUSE-00 NSAE-00 ICAE-00 L-03 A-02 MED-05 OPR-02 PER-05 PPTE-00 /087 R
DRAFTED BY CA/OCS/EKIRINCICH/GHP
APPROVED BY ARA/JBUSNELL
S/S-O THOMAS G. MARTIN
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O 212016Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 294822
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC CDES (PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: DEPT ASSUMPTION OF DEATH AND W/W NOTIFICATION RESPONSIBILITIES
REF: GEORGETOWN 3820

DEPARTMENT CONCURS WITH INFO REFTEL RE: NOTIFYING NOK [Next of Kin] OF BOTH DECEASED AND SURVIVING PEOPLES TEMPLE MEMBERS. ALSO CONCURS THAT FUTURE CALLERS FROM U.S. SHOULD BE TOLD TO CONTACT DEPARTMENT.

CHRISTOPHER [Deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher]

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Originally posted on March 1st, 2020.

Last modified on June 24th, 2022.
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