Army Ahead

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Fifth Estate # 75, March 20-April 2, 1969

NEW YORK (LNS)—The Army is beginning to worry that too many “heads” are fighting the war in Vietnam. The Pentagon released figures recently on the suspected use of “drugs” in the armed forces. Drug use in the military is on …

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Senators Say No

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Fifth Estate # 74, March 5-19, 1969

SEATTLE (LNS)—Ernest Gruening, Former U.S. Senator from Alaska, has called on America’s youth to resist the draft and go to jail, according to a UPI report. “I want to see thousands of young nen refuse to go—until they have so …

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Students Join Workers

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Fifth Estate # 73, February 20-March 5, 1969

RICHMOND, Calif. (LNS)—Workers and students here fought together Feb. 3 to repel scab attempts to break picket lines during a strike against Standard Oil Refinery. // Share this on…

Police Power

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Fifth Estate # 73, February 20-March 5, 1969

NEW YORK (LNS)—New York cops are guilty of a regular pattern of arbitrary arrest, physical abuse and courtroom perjury, according to a two-year study recently completed under the auspices of the New York Civil Liberties Union. The study was conducted …

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Unsung Hero Dept.

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Fifth Estate # 73, February 20-March 5, 1969

TOPEKA (LNS)—Pvt. Donald Till wasn’t happy when the MP’s busted him for being AWOL. When they decided to fly him to Fort Riley, Kansas for a court-martial, Till hatched a plan. Feigning fear of flying, he conned a parachute out …

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Leary Busted (and other briefs)

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

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (LNS)—Dr. Timothy Leary, his wife and teen-age son, John, have been arrested here for possession of marijuana. The long time and old time guru said that the arrests were part of a continuing campaign of police harassment. …

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J. Edgar After SDS

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. (LNS)—J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI, said the black radicals and white New Leftists constitute “a potential threat to the internal security of the Nation.” // Share this on…

Miami Pop Festival

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Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

MIAMI (LNS)—A variety of musicians and singers will get together for the 1969 Miami Pop Festival set for Dec. 29-30 at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale, Fla. The following will perform: Saturday, Dec. 28: Jose Feliciano, Country Joe & the Fish, Buffy …

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Beatle News

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Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

LONDON (LNS)—The Beatles are considering doing a series of free concerts in the U.S. next spring or early summer, according to a report in the rock tabloid, Rolling Stone. The concerts would be an expression of the Beatles’ thanks for …

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Chicago blows a big one!

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Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

CHICAGO, LNS—City Hall sources were buzzing this morning as the mayor’s office shamefacedly admitted to what may be one of the greatest blunders in the history of law enforcement. A mud-splattered blue Chevrolet van carrying 14 dangerous political criminals had …

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