Justice in Detroit


Fifth Estate # 79, May 15-28, 1969

A second man has been ordered to stand trial in the March 29 wounding of Patrolman Richard E. Worobec outside the New Bethel Baptist Church on Linwood.

Controversy Continues in New Bethel


Fifth Estate # 78, May 1-14, 1969

The central argument in the New Bethel Incident is over the administration of law in Detroit’s Recorder’s Court. [See The New Bethel Incident, FE #77, April 17-30, 1969.]

The New Bethel Incident


Fifth Estate # 77, April 17-30, 1969

Members of the Black United Front mass on the steps of the Old County Building on April 3 in one of the many demonstrations of support for Judge George W. Crockett. During the day over 3,000 persons took part in …

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The Chicago Conspiracy


Fifth Estate # 76, April 3-16, 1969

CHICAGO—The repression that many have forecast may have come.

“I Was Just Doing My Job”


Fifth Estate # 71, January 23-February 5, 1969

One of the hazards of youthful ferment seems to be paranoia. Second is pessimism. “Everybody’s against us, and things are going to just get worse.”

Strike at S.F. State


Fifth Estate # 71, January 23-February 5, 1969

  “There has had to be an escalation on this campus.” —S.I. Hayakawa, President, San Francisco State College We live in a MacLuhanesque age. The world is our village, its inhabitants are all as close as the nearest TV screen. …

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Fifth Estate # 70, January 9-22, 1969

“A serious error is being made in Latin America: Where the inhabitants depend almost exclusively on the products of the soil for their livelihood, the educational stress, contradictorily, is on urban rather than farm life; and the happiest people are …

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Visit Romantic Sweden


Fifth Estate # 66, November 14-27, 1968

Marilyn Olson is a pretty, blue-eyed blonde from Stockholm, Sweden. She and her husband, Bertil, operate the Cafe Marx in Stockholm.

Justice—The people must take it


Fifth Estate # 82, June 26-July 9, 1969

“In areas where our people are the constant victims of brutality, and the government seems unable or unwilling to protect them, we should form rifle clubs that can be used to defend our lives and our property in times of …

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New Bethel Eye Witness


Fifth Estate # 81, June 12-25, 1969

Exclusive to the Fifth Estate An eye-witness to the New Bethel Incident has given the Fifth Estate an account of the shootings that contradicts both official police versions, and testimony of prosecution witnesses in two court cases.