Panther vs. Pig

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Fifth Estate # 92, November 13-26, 1969

CHICAGO (LNS)—Bobby Seale was sentenced to jail for four years Nov. 5 for repeatedly asserting his right to defend himself before Judge Julius Hoffman. The judge took an hour and a half to intone sixteen counts of contempt of court, …

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GIs March

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Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (LNS) Fayetteville witnessed its first anti-war GI-civilian demonstration on Oct. 11 as 50 GIs from Ft. Bragg led a march of 1,000 people down the town’s main street. // Share this on…

Operation Intercept Junked

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Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

LOS ANGELES (LNS)—Operation Intercept, billed as the biggest and best-publicized anti-narcotics campaign in history, has come to a close, according to officials in Washington—and with it closes a colorful and exciting chapter in the continuing story of America’s War on …

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Stone Pig Offed in Chicago

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Fifth Estate # 90, October 16-29, 1969

CHICAGO, Oct. 7 (LNS)—A day before the SDS national action was scheduled to begin here, headlines all over the city announced that the “historic” Haymarket Square Police Monument had been blown sky high. The eight foot high bronze statue of …

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Paint Guerrilla Strike

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Fifth Estate # 90, October 16-29, 1969

ITHACA, NY, Sept. 25, (LNS)—Four women toting gallon cans of paint ran up to the Marine officers recruiting at Cornell University’s Barton Hall and doused them with paint. // Share this on…

Heavy Time in Pig City

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Fifth Estate # 90, October 16-29, 1969

CHICAGO—Hundreds of SDS members, responding to two separate calls, moved in the streets of Chicago and braved police gunfire on several occasions in the opening days of the Oct. 8-11 action against U. S. imperialism. // Share this on…

Laos War Very Real

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Fifth Estate # 89, October 2-15, 1969

WASHINGTON, D.C. (LNS)—Laos hit the front pages of the nation’s dailies recently with a story about how “U.S.-backed” troops took over liberated areas in new counter-offensives. // Share this on…

GIs in PRG

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Fifth Estate # 89, October 2-15, 1969

SAN FRANCISCO (LNS)—In a startling development, recent figures in the San Francisco Chronicle show field desertions in Vietnam to be running at the rate of ten a day. // Share this on…

Conspiracy Trial is a Riot

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Fifth Estate # 89, October 2-15, 1969

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Conspiracy!

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Fifth Estate # 87, September 4-17, 1969

CHICAGO (LNS)—The coercive machinery of nationwide political repression is high-powered and well-tooled. The use of laws which blatantly restrict the basic precepts of Constitutional democracy-the abstract freedoms of speech, press and assembly—is constantly growing. // Share this on…

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