× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Guyana / People's Temple, San Francisco #255631

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 24, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Reaction of members of Peoples Temple in San Francisco, California, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Additional reported deaths said causing doubts re: future of Peoples Temple movement [Assoc. minister Hue FORSTON - says Temple is dead.] [Church member Jean BROWN - believes ideals remain.] Charles Garry said to have reported Mark Lane knew of potential danger at Jonestown, prior to Leo Ryan trip there. [GARRY - says Lane knew in advance.] Quoted as saying Lane did not reveal it until after airport ambush. Garry quoted with regard to lack of funds at San Francisco church.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

(Studio) Mark Lane quoted with regard to knowledge of conditions at Jonestown. Quoted saying conditions well known by Ryan group. Rptd. telling Memphis, Tennessee, stn. WREG he did not tell Garry as 2 not on spking. terms.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold
Duration:
00:02:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.