Dec 3, 78 • 0417 • FBI-State

[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld the entirety of the text of this cable. The text also appeared as Serial 721 in the FBI’s RYMUR release, which appears in red below.]

O 030417Z DEC 78
FM FBI DIRECTOR
TO SECRETARY OF STATE
ATTN: DIRECTOR BUREAU OF INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH

ON DECEMBER 2, 1978 [NAME UNKNOWN], A CONFIDENTIAL SOURCE CURRENTLY LOCATED AT HUMAN FREEDOM CENTER, BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, TELEPHONICALLY ADVISED THAT HE HAD JUST BEEN INFORMED BY A REPORTER FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO “EXAMINER” NEWSPAPER THAT 30 PT MEMBERS HAVE BEEN CLEARED BY THE GUYANESE GOVERNMENT FOR DEPARTURE TO NEW YORK. HE STATED THAT HE AND HIS ASSOCIATES REVIEWED THE 30 NAMES AND IT IS THEIR CONSIDERED JUDGMENT THAT 13 OF THESE INDIVIDUALS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED DANGEROUS. HE FURNISHED THEIR NAMES AS FOLLOWS:

MARY ANNE CASANOVA; JOHN COBB; PRESTON WADE; LAURA JOHNSON [JOHNSTON], PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER; GUY MITCHELL; THOMAS BIEKMAN; JAMES JONES; PAUL MCCANN; RUBY JOHNSTON, PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER; MARK CORDELL; CHUCK KIRKDEHOL (POSSIBLY IDENTICAL TO CHUCK ROBERT KIRKENDOLE) [KIRKENDALL]; TIMOTHY JONES; AND CLIFFORD GIEG.

ARMED AND DANGEROUS. SUICIDAL TENDENCIES.

STATE DEPT. VERIFY ABOVE TRAVEL INFORMATION AND FURNISH ITINERARIES OF THESE PEOPLE TO FBIHQ.

EOT

Originally posted on March 23rd, 2020.

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