Dec 28, 78 • 1350 • Georgetown-State • 4472

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1419 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE04472_d.html.

[The State Department release withheld all names associated with Peoples Temple from this cable. They are denoted below in red type.]

UNCLASSIFIED
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GEORGE 04472 281359Z
ACTION SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 USSS-00 FBIE-00 HEW-06
INSE-00 CTME-00 CA-01 SY-05 SYE-00 JUSE-00 H-02
SSO-00 OPR-02 MCT-02 L-03 TRSE-00 DODE-00 SS-15
NSCE-00 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 INRE-00 /068 W
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O 281350Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8577
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4472
DEPT PLEASE PASS TO: USSS
FBI, WASHDC
HEW, WASHDC
INS, NEW YORK
U.S. CUSTOMS, NEW YORK
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, GY, (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJ: REPATRATION

1. THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE PEOPLE’S TEMPLE ARE SCHEDULED TO DEPART GUYANA ABOARD PAA [PAN AM AIRLINES] 228 ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29:

HENRY CANNON
MICHAEL CARTER
TIMOTHY CARTER
MARY ANN CASSANOVA
HERBERT NEWELL
DIANE SCHEID
EUGENE SMITH.

DWYER [Deputy Chief of Mission Richard Dwyer]

UNCLASSIFIED
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Originally posted on March 25th, 2020.

Last modified on July 5th, 2022.
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