Panther Becomes Christian

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Fifth Estate # 283, June, 1977

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther “revolutionary” turned evangelical Christian, had a pie pushed into his face on May 1, while speaking to an audience attending a christian crusade in the Orpheum Theatre.

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SDS Loves Provo, UPS

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Fifth Estate # 36, August 15-31, 1967

One of the resolutions adopted at the recent Students for a Democratic Society national convention in Ann Arbor under the heading of “Cultural Revolution” calls for SDS endorsement of and participation in the Provo Conference Tribal Gathering which is scheduled

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Legal Dope Soon, says ad-man

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Fifth Estate # 36, August 15-31, 1967

Marijuana will become legal in the U.S. within one year, predicts the first issue of the Chicago Mirror, an underground satire magazine slated for publication this month. According to the author of the article, whose source is an art director

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“Convicted” ACLU Attorney to Try Again

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Fifth Estate # 36, August 15-31, 1967

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) expressed its regret and dismay July 25 that the conviction of Arthur Kinoy for disorderly conduct had been affirmed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. The conviction of Prof. Kinoy stems from

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Veep Creep Greeted

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Fifth Estate # 36, August 15-31, 1967

H. Horatio Humphrey, United States vice-warlord, was welcomed to Detroit last week by a 200-man anti-war picket line in front of Cobo Hall. Humphrey was in Detroit to speak about riots and other such domestic problems at the National Association

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New Politics Conference

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Fifth Estate # 36, August 15-31, 1967

NEW YORK—Dr. Benjamin Spock on August 1 called President Johnson “the worst betrayer of the American people” for recklessly escalating the Vietnam War. “He (Johnson) was elected by an overwhelming majority who believed him when he promised to avoid escalation

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The Magic City

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Fifth Estate # 36, August 15-31, 1967

“The words that describe what’s happening in the Haight this summer are ‘Free,’ ‘Now,’ and ‘Do It.’” The most spectacular development of recent months is the acquisition of a 482-room hotel in the area south of Market Street by the

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Crime Man

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Fifth Estate # 34, July 15-31, 1967

Somewhere in Washington D.C. there resides a President’s Crime Commission, and on this Commission there is a man called Dr. Richard H. Blum. Dr. Blum is one of six doctors reporting on narcotics and drug abuse in the United States.

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The MC-5

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Fifth Estate # 34, July 15-31, 1967

The dangerous MC-5, Detroit’s heroic “avant-rock” band considered by many the musical electronic equivalent of STP, has been run through the mill lately and may yet come out of it smelling like roses.

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LBJ Signs New Slave Law

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Fifth Estate # 34, July 15-31, 1967

from L.A. Free Press (UPS) Last week President Johnson signed into law the 1967 draft law extension thereby allowing the government to impress young men into involuntary servitude ’til at least 1971. In every respect the revision intensifies the coercive

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