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Conspiracy: Mistrial

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Creator:The Conspiracy
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Conspiracy: Mistrial

Alternative title: Contempt Rally Announces: "Contempt Rally … Monday, Dec 14. 9 AM, US Post Office, 11th & A Streets, Tacoma." Calls for: "Continue to support the Conspiracy and demand that the trial be stopped for good." Background information: "On April 16 [1970], the federal government, in its infinite wisdom, beatified eight more Movement leaders when Mike Abeles, Jeff Dowd, Michael Justesen, Joe Kelly, Michael Lerner, Roger Lippman, Charles Clark 'Chip' Marshall III, and Susan Stern were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot at the February 17 'TDA' demonstration ... Justesen disappeared underground, so the 'Seattle Eight' became the more mellifluous 'Seattle Seven.'" (Crowley, Walt. Rites of Passage: A Memoir of the Sixties in Seattle. Seattle: University of Washington Press. pp. 171-172) Background information: "The trial of the Seattle Seven began on November 23, 1970, in the Tacoma courtroom of Judge George Boldt … He sentenced them on contempt and declared a mistrial on December 10the defendants later won temporary freedom on bail." (Crowley, Walt. Rites of Passage: A Memoir of the Sixties in Seattle. Seattle: University of Washington Press. pp. 185-186) Note on date: 1970 is penciled on date.

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Boldt, George H.(George Hugo), 1903- | Parker, Red | Dowd, Jeff, 1949- | Judicial proceedings--Washington (State) | Demonstrations--Washington (Seattle) | Conspiracy--Washington (State) | 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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