Re: [Fwd: Peltier Legal Forum in D.C. next week]

JENNAFER WAGGONER (refugee@gte.net)
Fri, 01 May 1998 12:50:29 +0000


Robert Quiver Jr wrote:
> 
> Subject: Peltier Legal Forum in D.C. next week
> Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 13:43:57 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Scott Tippetts <TIPPETTS@mail.pire.org>
> Reply-To: triballaw@thecity.sfsu.edu
> To: Multiple recipients of list <triballaw@thecity.sfsu.edu>
> 
> Friends,
> 
> As you may have already heard, there will be a legal forum on Leonard Peltier's
> case next Thursday (May 7th) at Georgetown University Law School (more
> details below).
> 
> It is crucial to get as many people as possible attending.  Why?  So far CNN,
> C-SPAN, and VH-1 are going to have crews there covering it (possibly the
> Washington Post as well, and some local D.C. and Baltimore area TV stations),
> but they will probably not broadcast / print anything if the attendence is small.
> To them, that means not enough public interest, low ratings, waste of their
> resources.
> 
> PLEASE try to spread the word as much as possible to potential "attenders" in
> the D.C. - Baltimore region.  If you are in the area, please try to attend (and bring
> lots of friends).
> 
> If there is anyone in this region who desires a promotional flyer to put up
> around town, etc,  I can send you a WordPerfect file as an email attachment.
> Just contact me at:  tippetts@pire.org
> 
> DETAILS:
> 
> Thursday, May 7th
> 5pm - 6pm (with an informal conversation afterward)
> Georgetown University Law School  -  Moot Court Auditorium
> 600 New Jersey Avenue NW  -  Washington D.C.
> FREE ADMISSION
> 
> Confirmed Panelists:
>  - Peter Matthiessen, winner of National Book Award;
>  - Warren Allmand,  President of International Center for Human Rights, also
> former Solicitor General of Canada;
>  - various clergy leaders from the National Council of Churches;
>  - U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone;
>  - U.S. Representative Jim Lewis  (others may stop by too);
>  - Peter Mancini, member of the Canadian Parliament;
>  - Ernie Stevens jr, Vice President of the National Congress of American Indians;
>  - Defense Attorneys Bruce Ellison & Carl Nadler;
>  - Robbie Robertson, recording artist (his new album has a song about Peltier on
> it -- hence the VH-1 coverage).
> 
> If you need more info, I'll put you in touch with Jim & Sheron Leonard.
> 
> Wado (thanks) !!
> 
> --Scott Tippetts
> chairperson,
> LPSG - Columbia, MD

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