[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1202 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE04226_d.html.
[The State Department release withheld the file number for this case. It is denoted below in red type.]
GEORGE 04226 121403Z
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 USSS-00 SY-05 SYE-00 SS-15 SSO-00
NSCE-00 FBIE-00 H-02 HA-05 L-03 SCS-06 CA-01
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P 121220Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8421
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4226
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, OREP (RYAN, LEO), GY
SUBJ: ASSASSINATION THREAT AGAINST PRES/VICE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S.
REF: USSS CO-2-78, 978.
PLEASE INFORM USSS [U.S. SECRET SERVICE] THAT GOG [GOVERNMENT OF GUYANA] CABINET-LEVEL COMMITTEE IS SCHEDULED TO MEET TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 TO REVIEW REQUEST THAT SECRET SERVICE BE PERMITTED TO INTERVIEW CERTAIN PEOPLES TEMPLE SURVIVORS IN GEORGETOWN.
BURKE [John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]