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Fourth Communication from the Weatherman Underground [page 1 of 2]

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Creator:Weatherman Underground
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Fourth Communication from the Weatherman Underground [page 1 of 2]

Alternative Title: Weatherman Four Announces: "The Weatherman Underground has had the honor and pleasure of helping Dr. Timothy Leary escape from the POW camp at San Luis Obispo, California." Background information: "On September 12, 1970, the [Weatherman Underground] executed the escape from the minimum security facility, California Men's Colony West (CMCW), San Luis Obispo, of Dr. Timothy Francis Leary, Jr. Leary, a PhD graduate and lecturer at Harvard University, had developed a sizable following among young adults because of his research into the effects of consciousness-altering drugs, particularly LSD. Incarcerated at that time following conviction on violation of California marijuana laws, he faced an additional ten year Federal sentence after completion of that state sentence." (Federal Bureau of Investigations. (1976). Weatherman Underground Summary Dated 8/20/76 Part 1. (p. 162). Retrieved January 15, 2004, from Freedom of Information Act Reading Room. (http://foia.fbi.gov/weather.htm))

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Leary, Timothy Francis, 1920- | Human rights--Washington (State)--Seattle | Weatherman | Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1976--Protest movements | Protest literature | Seattle (Wash.)--Politics and government | Underground newspaper--Washington (State)--Seattle | Narcotics, Control of--United States | Drugs--Social aspects--United States | Drugs | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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Weatherman Underground

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