JULY 5, i970

Shennan Skolnick, Chicago legal researcher who charges that docu·
ments in the National Archives will prove Lee Harvey Oswald didn't
act alon;, in killing Kennedy.
By EVART ALIMINE
A black former Secret Service agent was railroaded to
jail because he tried to tell the Warren Commission some
uncomfortable truths about the assassination of President
Kennedy.
The agent was Abraham Bold·
en, now on parole after serving
39 months in prison on apparent·
Jy trumped-up charges involving
the selling of information to
conn terfeiters.
Bolden had wanted to tell the
Warren ·Commission in 1964 that
he knew of a plot to kill the
P1·esident not in Dallas on Nov.
22, 1963, but in Chicago during
a football game on Nov. 2 of
that year.
legal researcher whose investiga-
tions of eorruption already have
j,,d to the of two
judgeH, sued the National
Archives i'l Washington, charg·
'ing it with withholding docu·
ments to the ChicagD plot
on JFK's life.
Excert for ever-so-brief men·
tion, the story has not appeared
in the daily press.
Skolnick. a cripple confined to
a wheelchair. says he has evi·
dence leading to a Chicago plot
Kennedy which goes un·
mentioned in the nDw-battered
WaiT<'n Report
Legal whiz Skolnick is trying •tG
get Lyndon Johnson to testify
about certain misgivings the ex-
president harbors about the War-
ren Report, hoping ·to throw more
light on the possibility of Oswald
having one or accomplices.
HAS NOT APPEARED
IN THE DAILY PRESS
·He charges that Kennedy was
supposed to be assassinated in
Chicago •bu t the plDt was shifted
to Dallas when the President
cancelled his trip to Illinois be·
cause of a cold. ' ·
The plot is linked not Dnly
to Lee Harvey Oswald but a man
named Thomas Arthur Vallee,
now 37 whereabouts unknown,
described as closely resembling
Oswald.
Several other private research·
ers into the Kennedy assassination
have uncovered evidence of a
"second Oswald" seen here and
there in the U.S. while the real
Oswald was known to be in Mex-
ico.
Skolnick says he has uncover·
ed a mass of evidence, leading
not only to certainty Df a Chi·
cago plot but a confusing mass
Df leads pointing to apparent
complicity D£ the FBI, the Se·
cret Service, Chicago judges anrl
the man who in 1969 led the
raid ;that killed Black Panther
leaders Fred Hampton and Mark
Clark in Chicago.
On Nov. 2, 1963, Thomas Vallee
was stopped and charged with a
minor traffic violation one hour
before JFK's proposed arrival in
Chicago (he never showed up).
The FBI immediately entered
the case and in its report linked
Vallee with an aborted assassina·
tion plot. Three FBI documents
pertaining to this now are lock·
ed in the National Archives.
The documents reveal that the
witness against Vallee was David
Groth, who at the time was not
referred to as a policeman, nor
was he the man who arrested
Vallee.
Last December, this same
Groth, now a sergeant in the
lllinois State's Attorney's Police,
led the assanlt on Panther Hamp-
ton's apartment, where a small
arsenal was uncovered.
That raid led not only to Ramp·
ton's and Clark's death ·bY gun-
NATlO,NAl TATTt!R:
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LINK '2nd OSWALD'
TO JFK MURDER
Edward Hanrahan, then a .U.S.
Attorney, helped l send Bolden up
the river <>n allegedly trump;,d-up
charges.
fire, but a r!!buke Df both ·the
State's Attorne1's police and
segments Df Chicago Police
Department whe a federal grand
jury failed to in ict the surviving
Panthers who were in the apart-
ment.
The raid was arganized •by
State's Attorney , Edward Hanra·
han, who the actions of
his raiders right up to the m<>·
ment the grand jhry slapped them
down.
In 1964, Hanrahan was U.S.
Attorney for Northern Illinois.
It was to Hanrahan's office
that Agent Bolden was escorted
on May 18, 1964, the day after
Bolden tried to talk with the
Chief Counsel of the Warren
Commission, J. Lee Rankin. BDld·
Ordered back to ChicagD <>n a
pretext, Bolden was told by
Hanrahan that he, Bolden. was
under indictment for selling evi·
dence to counterfeiters.
In his first trial, BDlden got a
hung jury; but in his second
trial, two counterfeiters who were
police informers were "found''
who testified- against him. BDlden
got a six-year sentence.
But in their own trial. the
counterfeiters admitted they lied
against Bolden.
When Skolnick's charges broke
some weeks ago, Bolden - now
out on parole - was called in
by his probation advisor and told
to keep his IUDnth shut or go
back to prison.
Skolnick says that Bolden knew
about the Chicago plot on JFK,
and that one of the hidden doc-
uments prDves the Secret Service
had Thomas Vallee under sur-
veillance before Nov. 2, 1963,
knew that he was linked to Lee
Harvey Oswald and at least two
other men.
Skolnick also says that Vallee's
car, bearing New York license
plate 311 ORF, was "linked or
registered .to Lee Harvey Os-
wald."
Attempts by a Chicago TV sta-
tion tD trace the ·plates turned
up an FBI "freeze'' on this vital
information. Others who h a v e
tried to learn a'bont these license
plates have had sudden threaten·
ing visits from the FBI, accord-
ing to Skolnick.
Bolden has cropped up in 1he
JFK murder enigma ·before. News
;tories shortly after the assassin·
ation carried his charges that
certain Secret Service men in
charge Df Kennedy's safety were
drunk in Chicago.
Black Panther Fred Hampton
was his death in 1969 lloked to
JFK's six years earlier?
But what he evidently wanted
to .tell the Warren Commission
was that some agents were
racists who hated the President
because of his strong stand in
favor of civil rights.
The fact that the same con-
troversial office holders were in·
valved in the official gagging of
Agent Bolden, and the raid which
six years later took the lives Df
two Black Panther leaders, sug-
gests to Skolnick that strong
racism in high places is in the
Former Secre-t Service Agent Ab-
J:aham Bolden has been officially
silenced in his attempts to tell
what he knows about the plot
to kill JFK.
saddle.
The full story is not yet out,
and may never be. Many other
attempts to pry SDme of the
truth out of government Dffi·
cials and the National Archives
have proved futile.
But with even Lyndon Johnson
now saying that the Warren Com-
mission didn't do a complete joh
investigating his predecessor'>
death, maybe the truth about the
assassinat,ion will finally leak out
a little at a tirr:e.
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T'the news stor y on the other side of thl.s sheet r efers to the case of Skolni ck vs. National Archives
No . 70 C 790, filed in U.S. Dist rict Court, Northern Dist rict of Illinois, Eastern
Div., (Chicago), Clerk's office of which i s on 20th floor, Federal Building, 219 So. Dearborn, Chicago.
The story is very accurat e about the suit with the minor exception that Daniel Gr oth is called
David._] · Information brought out in Court in case No. 70 C 790:
(1) Another Secr et Service agent , Harvey Henderson, had a part in planning the assassination of
President Kennedy. Hender son was quietly sacked from the Secret Service about the time of the
assassination, Nov. 22, 1963 .
(2) A document attached to the suit, shows that the day after the assassination, Lee Harvey ·
Oswald, the alleged sole as sas si n according to the Warren Report , made a collect call from the
Dallas Jail to what appears to be hi s boss or contact , John David Hurt, of Raleigh, North Ca r olina,
who had been a special agent in the U. S. Army Counter Intelligence Corps. Oswald's mother has
been saying publicly that her s on was with the government as being, she thought , with Naval
lntellilrence .
(3) Daniel Groth (who helped assassinate)llinois Black Panther Leader Fred Hampton), the suit
points out , is not a policeman as the news media tells the public, but is some kind of a federal opera-
tive higher than U. S. Secret Service, i. e . , C. I. A. The suit sets forth the circumstances supported
by attached documentation, showing Groth, not acting as a policeman, helped abort the Chicago plot
against Kennedy (because something went wrong) , so that the assassins could escape and do their
thing in Dall as three weeks l at er .
(4) Accor ding t o one National Archives document attached to the suit, the then executive editor of
the Chicago Daily News (Nov., 1963) , knew about the plot to kill President Kennedy in Chicago, three
weeks before Dallas , involving Oswald i n Chicago and accomplices. The Chicago Daily News did not
run a story about the arrest of Vallee (rel at ed to the Chicago plot) , Kennedy was on the
cemetery. When the Skolni ck suit was filed in Chicago , April 6, 1970, the Chicago newspapers ,
uptight about the document Skolnick attached to the suit implicating the Chicago Daily News, blocked
out the ·news of the suit . The story r an, however , worldwide , including on the Associated Press
national wire. Worldwi de , that is , but not in Chicagonewspapers . WCFL Radio had an in-depth story.
(5) The released Nati onal Archives documents , attached to the suit , mentioning Oswald and his
Chicago possible look ali ke, Vallee , both in Chicago three weeks befor e Dallas, are regarded as one
of the greatest blunder s in the history of the Archives. Supposedly, all mention of the Chicago plot
against Kennedy was to have been suppressed for 75 years. Skolnick insisted in court that the Archives
should be compelled to now release the rest of tl:!e Chicago documents since part of those docu-
ments somehow slipped out of the Archives and into his possession.
(6) Chicago Federal District Judge J . Sam Perry (who is responsible for the false imprisonment
· of Abraham Bolden) is
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according t o other undi sputed court -filed documents/ owned" by the Chicago
crime cartel . Two pages of the suppressed Blakey Report are now part of the federal court record
(Case #16615 , U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, Chicago, clerk's office, 27th floor, Federal Bldg.).
(7) The National Archives suit contends t hat the · .. Warren Report is void (it says there was no
plot), since ther e now i s shown documented links to a plot or conspiracy to assassinate Kennedy in .
Chicago, three weeks befor e Dallas .
(8) Strange as it may seem to the uninformed, news coverage after the filing of the suit and
subsequent court event s in the suit , was inter fered with by a barrage of letters and phone calls from
one or more Warren Report critics , threatening lawsuits and other reprisals against various people
in the news media, if they conti nue to publicize Skolnick's suit. Some of the Warren Report critics
assert, oddly enough, that Skolni ck had no right to ask the court to hold the Warren Report void. ·
(As long as the Warren Report is not invalidated by court on;ier , they can go on writing books and
articles criticizing and lint -picking it .) Some absolutely mind -blowing data has been compiled about
the Warren Report critics a s a res +ult of the National Archives suit. By a highly detailed factual
analysis , Skolnick and fellow researcher s can show that some of the Warren Report critics are, of
all things , part of a "clean up" squad, purporting to lint -pick the Warren Report , but, in fact, stifling
any outside effort s t o get news coverage of ,-: _,; situations like the Chicago plot against Kennedy. It can
be shown, for example, t hat one or more Warren Report book-writing critics stifled news coverage of
another suit aQ'ainst the National Archives (a suit involving the Kennedy x-rays).
(9) Skolnick has been waging battle in the higher courts to remove the federal court judge,
Hubert L. Will , from hearing t he case . Reasons: (a) according to the book banned in the U.S.,
Judge Will is ar has been a pill ar of the C.I.A. [Who's Who in the C. I.A., by Dr. Julius Mader];
(b) fellow Judge J . Sam Perry, st ands t o be pr osecuted for falsel y imprisoning Bolden if Skolnick is
given a chance t o bring out the Bolden matter in the case. To get the Archives documents into the
court record befor e they had a chance to cover their tracks , Skolnick si de - stepped an administrative
technicality. On that loop-hole, Judge Will put the suit out of court, 1/ 7/ 71 , but with permission for
Skolnick to re-file the suit later when the technicality is corrected .
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Citizens ' Committee to Clean Up the Courts , c j o Shennan H. Skolnick, chainnan,
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up of well-known C.3.'crs. Apparently involved in the
bribe was recently resigned
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· That the l'ederal Deposit former COP National Commit-
In sura nce Corporatron,
tccman from Indiana, Keith
2. Tirat the Symbionese Li- fo.D.I.C., supposedly guaran- Bulen.
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bcratian Army, S.l..A., is a teeing bank deposits, has in-
creature of the CIA, des1gned adequate assets and reserves. 6. Two eivil lawsuits pending
to create an atmosphere of $5 billion in to under- rn the federal courts in Chica-
SKOLNICK'S TOP 10
terror and lay the groundwork write banks haVIng $700 btL- go involv•· ' ' li nes run
for martial law and a suspen- !ion in deposits. by relatives of the Shah of
S
ion of constitutional rig•hts. Iran. Nixon ).!Ot $11 milHon
5 . That there was another f th r l 1 f ·
Sherman l f. Skolnick
CHAIRMAN, CITI ZEN'S
C'OMMITTEE TO CLEAN
UP THE COURTS
The maj·or disclosures were by rom e "ta ' L mc o It,
Wa t crooatc-connct'led plane d"
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C'il y fiank, and banks linked assassination researchers Mac " accor onr, o coUI rccoru..,
crash where sabotage was sus- t · kJ d d t t Chi
with them, such as the Morgan l3russell. Bon Freed. author of nc e own o corrup -
pc
ctcd.ThcDect!mberl . l974 CJ "f I'd 1 D"st l.t
Guaranty Trust , am! these in l:"xecutil'c Actioll , and our- ca)lo lJc ·c era 1 r c
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. crash of TWA night 5i 4 near Jucl"e E'dw1"rt Robson, accused
turn are t te major owners o 1 "
llcrc arc ten major stories of
1974, suppressed by the mass
media:
the three news networks, sc vcs. the C'IA base, Mt. Weather, of falsifying official records to
ABC. CBS. and RCA the pa- 3. l11a t the f ederal Com- Virginia. Killed was a federal benefit <he Shah and the
rent of NBC, and other major municat iom Commission has official can ying super-secret Shah's attorney.
·' d · formulated seventl new pro- documents, burned in the Simon, hintself n ·,v 1 j"udge.
radio :mu TV broa casting
· Tl ·1 VJ·sJ ·ons to help snppress Citi· crash, showing that Nixon got U.S. Attorney Jim Thompson,
I. That Nelson and David comp;tmes. te t ra1 starts
Lens Banu Radio. <.-oincident an 800 thousand doUar bribe sup posedl y "Mr. Clean",
Rockefeller, and Senator \vith the public:Jtion March 4.
with a mystt!rious waY\! of in 1972 to drop a federal won't prosecute, because Si-
Charles Percy, arc the princi- 1974 by the U.S. Government .
' sabotagin" and robbery of extortion indictment agamst mun's son, John. until rcccnt-
fXtl owners of the Chase Man- PrintinJ' Office of ' Disclosure u
Of Corporate 0 \
'/ncrsltl.p." C. B. equipment and beating Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher. ly was O•it:f of the Civil Divi-
 
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\IO•t m Titnmpson's office.
_mystcnous death of ('lay federal interference and the timony of 194!!-49 started to Roekcfclkr's nwolvctloent. To
Shaw, one week aft er Nixon's murder of most of Garrison's come out early in 1974, show- divert public at tention, lulius
resignation. C'lay Slww was key witnesses. ing that in the early 194lh, · and Ltltc: Rosenberg were
accused by New Orlea ns Dts- 9. That Nixon hdpcd cover-up t here was a crack 200-man fr ant('d on fa lse cvidenc;: and
t ri <.:t Attorney J i111 (;arrison of for the Rockefellcrs fur more f-BI team, headed by Larry assas.<oinat in the clectnc
being part of a CIA plot to than 25 years. The atomic Kerley, tracking t he chair, 19.5 3. fhc details were
assassinate JPK. Assas,;ina tion secrets were not stolen hut being given away hut forbid- being r tvcn
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agazine wri-
believe Shaw was •l given away to the Soviets den to arrest the top level ter in January, 1974. One
link to Nixon's involvem.:nt in to the U.S.'s own first atomtc Soviet agents. Ntxon, as chief hour lut.:r, was rnur-
Dallas. Garrison couldn' t pro- bomb, witlt the help of Nelson investigator, cut the dcr.:u. I lis d<H'Uil teuts survive.
ceed against Shaw because of aml Winthrop Rockefeller. Alger Hiss case to suppress the
7. Sea 1 tcred across the U.S.
are 100 supcr-wirctrap centers,
<li \).! uiscd as Mother Uell's
Switchinl\ System.
J ust opened is one at 4025
Cleveiand St., Gaiy , Ind. C'.a-
p3bility: surveillance and re-
wrdin!! of 15,000 conversa-
tions per second.
R Murder is suspected in the
10 Maj<..r lay-offs arc coming
Suppressed Congressional tcs- at the l'rihu11e . Rca-
ED 1,_1,0 RIALS
THE STRANGE DEATH
OF CLAY SHAW
C!.t) L Sha w. 60. was f ound dead in his home on
Augus t 15. 197'!,. five and a half years after h e was
c h.t rgccl by District Attorney Jim Gar rison with con-
..,piracy in thl· murde r of Preside nt John F . Ke nnedy.
Shaw re port edly had been ill s ince February when h e
ttndC'rwcn t for the removal of a blood clot.
Another news source reported t h at Shaw was the
apparent , -ic tim o f ca ncer. Considerin g the bi zar re
surrounding thi s death. we must list
it a nother in the long li ne of mysterious deaths
ll'hich s urround the Kenne d y assassination.
Tn j anua r y of this year, former C. l. A. staff .11em -
her Victor Marc hetti revea led that Sh a w was a p aid
cont ac t of th e Central Inte lli gence Agency bac k in the
e a rly 1 960s . Note that the s urger y on Sh aw oecu ned
only a few weeks after the release of these fac ts .
;\1arch c tti stated that while Shaw was being investiga-
ted i>y Garrison in 1968. frequent morning briefin g
were held w it h high Agency official s it1
whic h serious con cern w:1s voiced c on cerning the
of the New Orleans Disti'ict Attorney un-
Sh a w' s CI A contacts a nd making them pub-
lic . C. :lrrison h ad a ll eged on several occasion s that
Slt .tw a C I/\ operati ve. hut was n ever able to
prm <' his cont e ntio n . The se same hi gh Agenc y offic i-
often expressed the need to gl\'C hel p to Shaw
and hi.'-o de fe n se leam during Garrison's investiga tion.
Chicago Reader
12/20/ 74
son. to cut <tall to the bone,
so as to <llow bigger profi ts
when the Tribune puts their
stock on the market in 1975.
(The Cittz c,,s Commitlee to
Clean I 'I' I he (0111"/S is a KTOIIp
which mvestigates corrup11on
and political
The . • '1/fl a rt•curded messagl'
al>o;a tlteir /ott>st work, 24
hours per day, 73 /-1/00j.
o hse n ·ccl an ambul a n ce pulling up in fron t of the
Sh aw home Then two ambulanc·e attenrlanro;
a s tretc her w ith a fi gure on it covered by a sheet into
the house. The two men then quickl y left with an
empty stre t che r and a few h ours later Shaw was
J'cported '·found dea d in his h ome alone."
The body was immediatel y taken to a local mortu-
:n·v and Pmha lmcd bef o re Parish Coroner. Dr. Frank
Mlnyarcl . was notified of the death. Late r Dr. Min-
vard is!-.ttC'ci a press in which he condemned
rhe • em balmi ng of Shaw's body a nd s tated
the act ion rendered impossible the det ermi nation of ·
c.tusc• o f death.
Time magazine says that things at'c going to get
bc t tn and that the heali ng p rocess h as begun with
N ixon 's T h ere will be no hea ling of this
lattd until t he d isease which s t r uck t his country on
Nm c·mhcr 22. 19G:3 b r ecognized. an.1lyzed and treat-
men! begun . Onl y then ca n the awful germ which
cnuscd o ur c.t n U;'I be isolated and eradi cated .
Home Week
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'vLtrc he tti a lso re late d that Sh a w. David Ferrie. E.
ll oward Hun t. Frank Sturgis. Bernard Barker, and
  we r e a II working toget he r in the CIA' s Bay
of planning ope ra tion . T hi s informati on becomes
'erv impor tant whe n o ne con side1·s t h e fact that
and o the r J F K researchers
h :11 c· lo ng c ont e nded that President Kennedy was kill-
ed wi th the he lp of CIA ope ratives \'lho w ere infur-
i:liPcl 0\·e r the manner in which Ke n nedy handled the
Ra" of Pi gs tiasco.
It   l><·c·n clear for a lon;z t ime that t he members
rd th l' \,V. trrc· Jt covered up the most he m-
oi l" <:t till(' of our hi s tory. It is now obvwus t h at the
nH· tn iH-r'-o arc· re aping t h e ir rewards .
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The a lone is e nough to mark
Shaw a s one of those to d ie " unde r strange circum-
Co111mission member Gera ld Ford is Preside n t by
:tppotltt nwn t. Ford appoittt ed Senator j ohn Sher-
tn:llt to France. Leon ]aworS!_i
tn:td<' the Sp£' c i:t! Prosecutor for t h e Justice De-
p:t J t nH· nt. _611 wn !enne,r was r ecalled to Washing ton
u, o n th<' l<·gal of the House Judiciary
( :r11tt tnit tl'l' . A1lcn Sp epfel. d efeat ed for re-e lection as
l)i., tt "ict /\ttorm·y of 1i ade lphi a, was appointed to
thr · Whit 1· ll o tt:-.1· legal hy Nixo11 .
... but add to this the episode of how Shaw /\ 1td now l· ord h as pardoned Nixon, bef o re Nixon
was f o und d ead and you r eall y h ave a mind boggie r. wa" 111d ic t('d
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Short ly be fore Shaw was r e porte d dead a neighbor
Editor i al by Penn Jones , Jr., assas sinat ion r esearcher.
in Midlothian(Tcx . )Mirror , 9/ 12/ 74
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June, 1975 A REPORT ON GERALD FORD
Prepared by Sherman H. Skolni ck, chairman, .. and the staff, of the Citizen's Committee
to Clean Up the Courts, a Chicago-headquartered research group investigating corruption and
political assassination .
Like s. crooked boxe r , Gerald Ford is apparently being paid to take a falJ , paving the way
for Nelson Rockefelle r to be president without a n el ettion. He r e are the fact s :
Geral d Ford was originally named Leslie Lynch King, Jr. --his family were some of the
richest people in Wyoming, with bus iness interestSj_n wool, lumber, banking, and real estate,
operating out of Rive rton, Wyoming. Connected to the Leslie King family is Pasco , Inc. , like-
wise headquartered in Riverton. Now operating gas and oil fiel ds , they were forme rly Pan
American Sulphur and were very much in the espionage business in Latin America . A director
was Leon Jaworski , recently special Wat e r gate prosecutor.
In April , 1975, Pasco was offere d 220 million dollars cash for their Vlyoming prope rties
by a major corporation, l ater identified as Rockefelle r ' s Standard Oil of Indi a na. St a ndard
later boosted their offer to 225 million cash . Nelson Rockefeller, wanting to be president with-
out an el ection, turned loose the mas::; media on Nixon . A 1974 Senate subcommittee report .
"Disclosure of Corporate Owne r ship" , shows the Rockefellers are the prinsipal owne rs of all
three news networks and othe r major hunks of the communications and publis hing indus tries .
Tri cky Dick was not framed but cornered witl1 sele ctive t r uth, as an attack on the office of the
presidzncy. Double agent s, like James McCord, working for Rocky and the CI A, helped bring
about Nixon's downfall .
Next, Gerald Ford, alias Leslie Lynch King, Jr . , is very vulnerable and he la1ows it. As
outlined in the book "The Washington Pay -off", by Robert N. Winter-Be r ger, F ord was a crooked
Congr essma n . Now, after eleve n years of s ile nce, the Rockefeller-·owned mass media are
beginning to focus on Ford as being responsible for covering up the cons piracy involved in
the assassination of Preside nt Kennedy . Ford i s one of the visible, surviving members of the
infamous Warren Commiss ion. Texas l awyer Leon Jaworski played a key role in the
Commission and in vvatergate, both times wi th Gerald Ford. Like on the Warr e n Commi ssion,
Jaworski and Ford blocked an inves tigation into the murder of several material witne sses.
On June 22, 1972, five days after the alleged Wat e rgat e break -in, was a meeting with
Nixon, Mitchell , Hal deman, Erlichman, Cols on , a nd others in the Wl1ite House gang . They
formulated an illegal plan t o block an investigation into their crimes. Now rattling a round is
apparent proof that at that secret meeting was Gerald Ford. (vVashington ne ws lette r ,
5/l /75 . ) So, Ford apparently i s as guilty of obstructing j us tice as Nixon & Company. That
helps expl ain why Ford has been busy covering up further inquiries into Watergate- -such as,
the <l..uickie pardon to Nixon, to head off revealing that many mate rial Watergate witnesses were
murdered , including White House secretary Beve rly Kaye, working on the Nixon tapes; Nixon' s
close frie nd Murray Chotiner whose widow b egan t alking behind the s cenes just before tl1e
pa rdon; and Watergate bagwoman, Dorothy Hunt , killed in a sabotaged plane crash in Chicago,
along with t en other ·vvat e r gators . Ford now maintains Nixon' s San Clemente st aff with his own
Vv hite House funds .Jawors ki, to help the cover up, resigned, cutting s hort the vvate rga t e probe .
The visible operators of Pasco, Inc., are Rockefeller' s people and the mob . One of the
directors has bee n Randolph H. Guthrie, of the l aw firm of Mudge, Rose, Guthrie & Al exander,
muni cipal bond counsel for Rockefeller and El .Paso Natural Gas Co . attor neys (two months after
MHchell took office, the Jus tice De pt.

  . Guthrie ' s l aw partner h as been for mer
U. S. Attorney General John Mitchell. Another Pasco direct or has been Leslie T. \ivel sb , of
Barrington, Illinois . Other directors are ilichard D. Colburn and De rald H. Rutte nbe rg. Wel s h,
Colburn, Guthrie, and Rutte nberg are al s o direct ors of the mob -connect ed STP Corporation.
Ruttcnbexghas also been director of Canal-Randolph Corporation, a Chicago -based crime and
politics ope ration .
A complication in the mids t of the buy -out t.leal i s the appar ent murder of Omer C. Lunsford,
a supposedly r etire d top official of St andard of Indi ana . vvhile a n oilman he al so worked for a
CI A cover oper ation, Inte rnational Executive Servi ce Corp., a business man' s peace corps.
Cr...; of the tip-offs t o the deal , an appa r ent bribe di sguised as a corporat e deal , i s that at a
time corporations are s tarved for liguid• asset s, it was a 225 million dollar CASH deal, not
s tock . Through his control of the mass me dia, Rocky has the means to focus on Ford and make
it look like Ford i s being forced to the wall when , in fact , Forcl alias King i s apparently paid to
l eave . If the public knows the fa ct s , the) *c'il:n*ups*et;.. i}o,f.k,y'*s* ti.rr;:,eta)(l ¥ '* * * * * * *
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A research and investigation group based in Chicago challenges NiXon's use of national
security as an alibi in the Watergate case . Legal researcher Shennan Skolnick, head of the
watchdog group, says most of our atomic and defense secrets were given to Russian in the early
19' dOs by high - ranking members of our own government. Skolnick says Nixon helped s uppress
evidence related to the Alger Hiss case and that of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Nixon knows full
well that secret t estimony , in executive session , before a Congressional committee, proved
that our country's most vital secrets were knowingly given to high - level Soviet KGB agents by top-
ranking individuals in the Executive department of our government, and protected by Nixon and
the Rockefellers for more than 25 years, Skolnick contends.
Persons as sociated with Skolnick' s Citizen's Committee to Clean Up the Courts have
examined secret Congressional documents suppressed for 25 years which prove these points,
according to Skolnick's Chief Investigator , Alex J. Bottos. The secret Congressional papers show
members of the FBI were absolutely forbidden to arrest known Soviet KGB agents as they were
l eaving the United States with atomic secr et s and atomic s amples in their possession , according
to Bottos. " 'v-Vhy wasn't )/int!;rbop Lockefeller arrested for his participation in t hese events, as
Nixon bas kncwn for more than 25 years?" Skolnick asks.
Skolnick says Nixon cannot cl1.im that he didn't know that Mr. and Mrs . E. Howard Hunt
were blackmailing Nixon for these and other equally damaging documents. According to Bottos,
Nixon while vice president was the '.iVhite House action officer for the Bay of Pigs episode and
worked with Hunt who headed up the Cuban invasion plan. Bottos was a private recruiter
for Hunt in for the ill-fated attack .
Nixon i s not telling the truth about the vVatergate hush money unless he the millions
of dollars of securiti es given to E . Howard Hunt and carried by his wife on the plane, S!-:olnick says.
Those valuables became an issue in a reC'eirt' Chicago stri ke Force- prosecution in the federal ---
district court in Chi cago . (U.S. vs . Joseph Sarelli et al., 73 CR 429. ) The Strike Force was
prosec uting a stolen secur:!.ties and airplc:ne piracy gang identified by Eottos who infiltrat ed the
crime   operation to crack the case. As shown by undisputed federal ccc•r:: records, filed
in the Sarelli case, Bottos was the government's star witness until Bottos drlred mention the same
gang was involved in the robbery of !:he pl ane on which Mrs . Hunt died in December, 1972, in
Chicago.
Accordino- to Bottos' sworn statement in federal court, one of the top people in the gang was
Bennie Smith wBb/furned loose by the Strike Force to avoid opening up the i,:!at ergate angl e. Bottos
said that while pretending to be the "fence" for the stol en securities gang, he a•1d an associate
were shown some of the valuables a:1d documents t aken from Mrs. Hunt's belongings after the
crash. Refe rence to Mrs. Hunt's valuables is cont ained in a previously suppressed FJ.>I report put
intr the Sarelli case record.
Skol ni.ck contends the crash of United Air Lines flight 553 near Midway Airport, Olicago, was
sabotage intended to kill Dorothy Hunt and 11 other 'Nat ergate -connected persons on board. In a
special hearing of National Transportation Safety Board, in June, 1973, Skolnick and members
of his staff detailed the sabotage from the government ' s own records . He l:is group had
''liberated" t'-:e enti:::-e government Midway crash file. Ignoring their own highl y records,
pi ctures, and exhibits showing sabotage, the NTSB l at er said it was merely pilot err0r, he said.
A que8tion posed by Skolnick and Bottos is: Did Nixon think the National Security required
the death and silencing of Mrs . Hun and others connected with her? They conte nd the national
security i ssue :, posed by Nixon, in the Vvatergate and Ellsberg cases, i s a bad j oke on the people .
Skolni ck's group has been active in researching politi cal corruption and political assassina-
tion for over 11 years. Among the i r credits: half the members of Illinois' highest court were
swept off the bench in a scandal opened up by Skol nick' s group; on Skolnick' s charges, the Chief
Deputy Clerk of the U.S. Distri ct Court in Chicago sent enced to 10 years in fede ral pri son; on
charges originally made by Skolnick' s group, Otto Kerner, former Illinoi s governor and now a
federal appeal s judge, was given a J-year jail sentence, convicted of bribery and perjury ,and a
higher court uphel d the conviction of Kerner.
To di scuss the foregoing, Skolnick and Bottos will be availabl e for a limited number of radio
and television talk shows and audience participation programs. For up to date details on the
work, call: Hotline News , (312) 731 -lJOO, a 3- l /2 minut e r ecorded message, on 24
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CI A MIND POISONS by Sherman H. Skolnick . [ Ect_itor' s note7 Skolnick u_p a
Chicago -based research and investigating group deahng w1th corrupt10n and assassmatwn.)
One of the most deep, dark secrets of the CIA i s a proj ect with the code name MK ULTRA.
From 1952 to 1963, CIA scientists developed frightening drugs that produced loss of memory, called
a mnesia, that dis -oriented people, that caused sui cides , and in other ways neutralized or disturbed
a person's brain or personality. Operation Artichoke, which went on to about 1958, determined
some of the applications and effects of these behavior-influencing drugs: public officials , here and
abroad, reacting to being secretly drugged, could be neJIJitral ized when they made fools of them-
selves publicly (some do that on their own also). Unfr i endly eyewitnesses or double agents could be
made to forget or to kill themselves . A related project was MK Delta, to be used for overseas
espionage .
The Rockefeller Commission on CIA Activities committ ed a mammoth fraud on the American
people . Vvithout giving the name of the vast operation, MK Ultra, or telling its deadly applications,
they cover ed it up with a few paragraphs about the t esting of LSD. The Rockefeller Report to the
Presedent, on page 228, fraudulently said the CIA drug testing on unsuspecting subjects was termin-
a ted in 1963 . In fact, to conceal the ope ration, the CI A changed its name to MK Search, and con-
linue d until 1973.
The details of this whol e mess are known to Sen . Edward Kennedy who heads up a Senate sub -
committee poking into the matter. They know that the MK Search Proj ect was used to cover up CIA
complici ty in vari ous political assassinations, indluding that of President Kennedy, and Dr . Martin
Luther King, Jr. Following the Dallas tragedy, seve ral hundred material witnesses mysterious l y ·
died, one by one, in weird accidents or supposedl y suicides. Dr. King's personal physici an suppos -
edly killed himself. CIA mind poisons were used against several key anti -war activists . To open
up the chemic al mind murder factory would now r equire a review of almost one thousand victims :
assassination .. eyewitnesses, public officials that died mysterious ly like A'dlai Stevenson (Sr. ) ,
peace movement leaders , and others .
A related CIA project had the code name MK Naomi, s tarting about 1956 . The ir purpose,
origina lly, was to study chemical weapons that might be used by a foreign power. After a while, the
MK Naomi Proj ect, like other CIA schemes, became a reckless, out of contr ol program. Under the
absolute control and direction of Dr. Nathan Gordon, they developed methods to dis pense contami -
nants - - -exotic chemicals they could add to the air or to neutralize or demobilize entire
popul ations of an area . In recent years the project, still going in 1975, focussed on chemical war-
fare directed against so-called domestic rebels, such as those that rioted after the CI A and FBI
covered up assassination of Dr . King in 1968, or ghetto or civil rights uprisings. Some of the
scientists joked among themselves that they were working on a form of "mercy killing".
Remembering what happened t o · \ his two brothers, Ted Kennedy, although knowing about this
mess, seems to want to l eave the CI A al one .
The MK Ultra under its various names was a large national program, having ominous
implications and uses for de aling with domestic problems --such as quelling dissidents and wiping out
material witnesses following a domestic pol itical assassination. In its formative stages, the project
was based mostl y inn Los Angeles and was headed by Dr. Sidney Gottlieb, head of the CI A's Special
Ope rations Research Divtsion. He l ater was director of CIA Technical Services, a fancy t erm for
the i r mind murder factory. Much of the so -called "scientific" work was at various laboratories and
Universities in California.
Knowledgeable researchers are r eviewing the circumstances of the drop-out or neutralizing of
specific persons in the anti -war movement as well as r econsidering the demise of key assassination
witnesses; to match up previousl y unexplained happenings with what has now j umped out of the CI A's
Pandora ' s Box. Also now known i s the fact that in its later stages the MK Search Project was inter-
woven with activities of some of the Watergators .
Not every sci entist connected to these     agreed with their purposes. Three dissenters
within the projects were severel y disciplined.
Based on such happenings as what grew out of MK Ultra, knowl e dgeable persons claim the CIA
has merged with the Soviet Secret Police, the KGB. Certainly, known Soviet methods were use d
h er e .
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Oy SIJ EI(MAN H. SKOLNICK. chairman . Ctd zcns ' Comm1ttcc to Clcon Up t1l c Cou rtd
Throughout hi s t ory. government s Ht!ekl ng t o pcrpctuatu tnjusttcc, y(:t foTcsightcd enough t o
chDJlncl a.nd control dissent a.goinst their corrupt . policies. usc groups of peopl e ''TI1c
Klng' IJ Men", Such peoplt: get money. power. and bcneCitl'l f rom ''Tlu: KJng" hu1 he denies knowing them
alncc they pretend t o oppose ht m, At the prcscl'lt when t he t cnns "ndico.l" and " revoluti onary" .u c
b3ndic.,! o.rounc.J. It Ls l mportunt 10 know who some or the '' r adical rt.-volutlonurtcs" arc, and to
consider the possibility that some of tlu: "Chicago T' arc ''The King' s Men" .
Historically, It should he noted that tht· or rhc Russt nn Czar ond the Russian Omrch
cstahllshmc.:nt were delayed s ome 35 years by thr• pr c•moturc activiti es of o.ntl ·czorist groups , too weak
to uccompllsh thcl r goal , W1d duped ond l ed on by Czlll'IHt ugctHS posi ng oa " r cvolutlona rtes" . 111c ontl ·
were thus Cool ed Into curing green b.1nanas. Anolys1.!1 only of well·poll s hcd rhet oric nlonc cannot
help unmoak a fDker. Hard (acta. c:ompll cd und analyzed pol n£ more quickly to pur·ups ployl.ng Lbc rol e
of rcvoluttonbt . App.lled here wlll be the rcasomilil t.: of money, and benefi l8.
111c "OIIcago T' consists of Rc.mnl c D•wts. Tom Hayden , Dovid Dellinger . Jer ry Rubi n, Lee Weiner,
John Frotnes. and Abbie Huffman. [ PTC!Ylously called t he "01lcago 8", to incl ude Bobby Sca.lc , not
believed p3rt of the pur -up J, Also cotlled the "Consplrocy'' or the "Conspi r acy T'.
Wi tll llulc lf any publicity, Rennie Davi s and Cour others who l ater became pan ot the " 7'' . nrtUed
down the Anti · Riot Law as cons titut ional by a law sult brought by them in Octobc·r, 1968, Md ending up
Ma.y, 1969, Jn the Olica.;:o-bascd U. S. Court of Appcab, 7\.h CircuH.
[Nat'l Mobil iza.don . Rennie Dlvi s. ct a.l ,. vs. Foran, No. 17274, U.S. Coun of Appc.o.ls. 7th
Cl rcull , Clerk's olllcc ol which Is 27lh floor , l'cdcroJ IU !dlng, 219 So.O.:urborn, O>icago ) .
During the course of this almost secr et sul t. Rennie's sldc lnJd down :tnd pl a.ycd dead in court. For
cxampl4.1, acconUng to court rcco1·ds. Rennie's sldc gave up a chall enge to thai pa.rt of the la.w deali ng
with pollc\!. Yet, st reet nnd on lectur e plat forms. Renni e is quick to mouth "Off the Plgs I"
Not in court . The suit brouJ.tllt ruH.J ucccptcd a class action. on bchuU of all pt!raons
silumed whu croHs stale Hnc1:1 and (Usscllt ugalnsl 1hc guvernmcm, t huR btndlng upon potcnttnUy ml lJionu
ot pcroplc, none of whom were in court in cho suit or even know of the exlstcnce of the suit.
Known only t o a handful. antJ Unknown t o the p.lbllc, by the time tin: "Conspiracy'' t rial started,
September. i 969, [be Anti -Riot L3W, thanks to Rennie , Tbm 1-bydcn. ct a.l. , had been maLic constitutional.
D.J.rJng We summer of 1969. RennJc, ct at •• abandoneu an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Coon. Thus,
ther e wer e two "tri als": (1 ) tho unpubllclzed test case of the Antl-RJot Law. Oct . l968 through
Moy, 1969, ond (2) the much publicized "Conspiracy" t r ial , Scpt .1969, through l'eb., 1970. TI1o puflllc
thl nk.a the Antl· Riot Law ts bclnK dulllc,,gcd tn the c:a:ic. Not so. Under American Jurts-
prudence, a tesr of the l nw cannot be made rwlcc In tho s omo judicial circuit under the s nmo O[ similar
circumst ances. 1l1e cnrl!cr. almost sccr t.:t case is l egal l y unless there ls u showing t he
ruling was procured by !rautl or coll usJon. Knowledgeable r esearchers of low suits whe r e collusion 18
suspecred, call such rulings "tombstone" cases. or R.I. P. cases ( Rest In Peace),
\V1tcn Skolnlck confront r:tJ Rcml1e and tlte others oC tl1e "T' i n the hallway durtng recessea In the
"Conspi racy'' rrlal. one by one the "7" sought to w01sh t.bel r hands of the almost occr ct prior sul£. Jerry
Rubin, one of history's most skilled actor s [his uncle St d was i n vaudeville: Look MB$:O.Zinc, 10/7/69, p.20] .
pretended he tlJd not know what Skolnick wus tilli ng about. Oclllnger said he ncve1· heard o! t11e ear lier
case; ycr. he was a part:y-pl nlntiff, nccording to court records. Abbi e HoCfmo.n mode .obscene Jokes
about it . A spokesman tor Rennie Informed Skolnick that Rennie hnd notl1ing t o do wl[h the co.se. Ha rdl y 4
wor d ot tltiB ever snw print or got on tl1c ai r, yet 5 of the " 7" were plaJntlffiJ in tl1e almost s ec ret ear lier
CRBC.
For some 14 months, s t arting September. 1969, to Novembcl'. 1970, there wns, wi th a tow isol4lcd
cxcept.Jons, o:an almost t otal news black -out by the EstabUahmcnt Press. M\1 even. wonder of wondcre. by
most of the ao-caUed "underground" papers. who spend the bulk of their col umn s pace on drugs and
pornography, with little antt · cst abllshmcnt news. ( l t ahoul d be noted tha.t the Czars ho.d their "underground'
cza.rtst·owncd newspapers G.lso, muny with names when translated arc the !i&mc as the no.mcs o! somo
famlll nr "undesground'' papers. Prcscndy. some of the "under ground" paper s have been qui etly
bought out by the Kinney Corp. , on whoso board sit s severn! C.I.A. peopl e ] .
With considerable labor, time . and ener gy, from January, 1968 (before Convemlon Wei!k), to dat e,
stafl members of the CJtize n.s'Commtnee to Clean Up tllc Courts (call ed hercoftcr the Committee), a.s p;ut
of llD oo· goiDg inquiry into court collusion, have unearthed mountains oi factual data, t ending to show that
t11e "7" case was a r eal consplracy. The Committee bcllcvea, based on this daUl, thnt du.rlng the much·
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- One o ( tltc governmental !uncti ons of NCCIJ ls t o net tUII an wo1rnlng s yst em regarding tho
black community and any baU rCih!tlons to Jnjusll ccs. NCClJ complies lnCormutl on on vnrious civU rl giJ t:j
groups and feeds the dat:l to vad ous federal agencies that need to be Informed of possible rebellion in
the bla.d: comrrlunity. The Roger D.ll dwtn Foundation's Ohetto Pr oject in OlJcogo fulfills a. aimilar purpose.
Juat pri or r o 1968 Democrati c Convention Week, Don Rose planted a st ory ln the Olicago Tribune,
t o att ribute any possible ·::ConvenUon Week dlaordera t o "communi sts'' or other alleged
"subvenrtves". Rose, u an P.Ueged "ro.dical'' , aucndcd a. prc· conventton, lnel dcrs only, meeting at tile
Moraine Hotel, t n Highlo.nd Park, llllnots. (By a compHcated seri es of evenu. thnt hO£cl had become o
federal l y owned propeny .1 The secr et minutes of what por pottedly took place dtcre, August " · 1968. was
writt en about by the Chicago 1"dbune ' s "Red Squad" (01tcogo Police Subvcrst vca Unit) r cpon e r , Ronald
KO".dol , ln 4 front page stor y, 9/5/68. headlined "B.uc Secr et Rio£ Pla.nning. 'The "secret
minutes" wer e planted by I:On Rose with Ron Koziol , for t he p.1rpose of t:Uscredl tlng dissent and the pen(;e
mOYcmcnt, by describing them oe "communist" domha ed .
Rose often offer s hi e help, tor free, as :1 publi cist, t o dvtl right s type groups that a ppear to be
golng t oo antl ·est abllshment . Ho t11us ncutu.Jized n hue s trike by cont rolling the publldty in tho aummcr
of 1968, ot the Concerned T r ansi t Wor kers. Mor e recentl y, Rose aucmpc.cd t o take over tho publi city of
n cht cnno group on the far Sooth Side of Olt cngo.
ROISC woe o..nd is oblo t o cont rol the p ublic lmo.ge of R.cnnle Davis and otl•un of the " 7". os purponcd
"ra.dtcal by way of Rose's Cntllcr·ln· lo.w, }cue Dogue, an executive with tl1c worldwide
wi re servi ce, United Press l nt ernntiOMl. Bogue attempted £0 stop t he cirCttla.tJon of the .sror y about tho
head of NCCJ] bei ng with the C. t .A. Bogue succeeded In keeping ito local r"ther than net work stor y.
Among tlle functJons of Rennl e D.lvts. as a counter•lnsurgent, wtdcr deep "cover". Is to help
compile data on U. S. Prtaoncra of War i n Nonh Vt ec. Nom. Wlth the help of an tnstant coun ordc::r by
Federal Circuit j udge Otto Kerner, Rennie went to Nonh Viet Nom, ln ) uly, 1969. to bring back P. O. W,
Navy Lt. Robert F . Fr:lshmNl. Fri s hman began a tour of the U. S. , lecturing on how brutal a.nd tnh.umane
,e woo tre:J.tcd as o P.O.w. , directly contrary t o the poeltlon of the pcaco movement.
" Frishman woe: t o.kcn on tour IJy the Navy, making highl y publicized vt s l ta to s tx ci ties tn five days
t o tell ht s story to the wl\• es and famUJ cs of captur ed and mt sstng ptlou. He gave many t eh.:vi s t on
Qnd newapttpcr tntcrvlcwo and pubUshcd o.n o.ccount of hi s cxpcd cnccs t n the Render s Digest In
December, 1969. No other returned prisoner hod been given such l r eedom to speak out.
"'111er e ts evidence tn the publi c r ecord that FrishmAn scrtousl y dl&t oned and misrepresent ed the
prtson conditi ons insi de Nonh Vietnam."
Quoting a free lance repon er, knowl edgeable on such mlll.te rs, "When the FI1shmnn debriefing
pi-pers ca me across his desk. he recalled ' I smel led n ringer r ight off . lr Just dli:ln"t Jibe with
everything elnc I had seen.• , , . . Frishman was t cUlng ' a song and dance stor y. •" Olicago Sun ..
Times, The PW St ory, by Seymour M. Huruh, 2/14/71, Plllle 5 und 42, Homt: Bdltlun.
" ' The1·c. was an absolutel y vali d case thnt somebody had to mllke' the North Vi etnnmeHe, one
state Oeparnnent otfl ctal aaJd. .. • ' Frt shmon truly was n godsend' ." Sa.me story. p . 42.
(Emphaols added. )
Court documcnu rcgardln.g Rennie' s trip to Nonh VIet Nam state or impl y that he goes tl1ere on
for the "State Department". [ Emersency Motlon , by defendam Renn.le Davi s, No. 69 CR ! 80,
J .S. District Coun. N.D. Ill .. E. O. )
4. Scobie BnU, Sr., D..nd his son. Stuort Scobie lllll, jr.(who dresses himscll ro loo}{ wllh
lio hair tmd l>cll.rd Uke Rasputtn) , togctlur wt th t»n Rose caJJcd tf1e shut s for tile "7" rti:JI. lrlvestt go:u ors
or the Commi ttee discovered the Stuart Bn. U' s Or. and Sr.) command conveying mcssngcs ttnd
•rders to other s who corrtcd thorn t o the 3ll cgcd prlndp.Bl "7" lawyers . WU113m Kuns tlcr and Lcona.rd
.VcJnglosa. Rose's messenger. on tho other hand. cAme a.nd went from Hoffman's courtroom about
'\'ery 30 to 45 minutes du.r l ng tl1c tri al, C3rrylng messages to Kunstler, WcJngl ass, nnd Rcnnt e , a.nd
·then.
Tho uncle: of Ball. Jr. , Is Ot."'rge \V. BaJI. high C. I .A. o(fict al. who come out In the Pentagon Papers
mell.lng sweet wbtt e punlng down 'he military [ for 2S years there has been hlner rivalry between the
; . I .A. and the mUJra_ry]. &11, Sr., i s a partner in the low finn of Sldlcy li. Austin, Otlcago. SUSJ>CCted
f bei ng n C . 1. A. conduit. Sc.."Yeral o! Uu.: partners o.ro with the c . I. A. tncludtng Mnthew J, Iverson.
Sec: Hard TJme1 Nu.Bpaper. Strpc:. 22 · 29, 1969, No . 45
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p. 1 ] . A former partner in the firm is
YaltOr J. CUmmings. now a judge on the U.S. Court ot Appc4Ja in Oli ca.go. Cumml.ngs ts olso a s ubstant ial
t ockholdcr in the war· L· cburch interlocked Contlnl:ntaJ Jll.Nat' l Bank&. Trust Co. of Ollcago. The "7"
ppcal is pending before judge Cummings and t\\'0 other appeal s j udges.
Sidley • Austi n iLrc 4180 the llttomeys for llllnole Dell Telephone Co. Comphlinu by pbonc patrons
bout wtre•topplng arc ref er red to Su uut Ball , Sr. ' s law Qrm. &.-veral of the pannc.r s in S}dlcy & Austi n,
"eluding Tully F riedman, are Ona.nct aUy Jnt·crlocked Mll/or 1n other ways panlciparc, with Olt cogo·
ast:d AdlaJ !;teven8on lnfltlrut c , o foreign ofiairs "think uank", operated and s upervised by State Dcpn.n "'
1ont nnd C.i.A. officials . Among the Stevenson lnati tut c dl.rcctors ha.vc been W. Ball . ]amcA
loge, J r .(morc on hlm l otcr). Sol M. L.tnowltz, IUld Paul G. Hottman. Ltnowitz, on offici al with the
r ganizatlon of American States, and former head Xerox Corp., ts D count cr · insurgency expert
publlcJzc..'tl "7" tdn.l, Tom Hayttcr, Rennie Davi!l, Jttrry Rubi n, and Abbte Hotlm3n, s hould have more
pru{.er l y tx.-cn at dle Government prosecutor's table in the counroom. Since the Committee does
not have much, if inside inJormaUon, we can nL'VCr Jwow for sure wJ1cther Wt: are right. Only a
con!csston or a.dndssion by any of the "7" coul d be more ccna.tn -such as the recent c.onlesslou by two
Wes[ Con.sr agent·provocntcur, Louie T3ckwood and Eust:1clo MnrtJI•a . tito.t they wer e put - up,postng u
"rnd:l.cotl rcvolution::uics:".
l . &ckgrounc.l a.nd fl nnnccs of the "0\icago 7", Unknown to the pubUc, Rennie llivls. Tom HayOOn.
and the others who later becrune tlu.: "7", and porwon!f with t hem ln t he National MobHlzat lon [0
C:nd t.he War In VietNam, were funded by federal money, chnnnel ed to them through pa.sa·through
organtznllone connected with lhc government. $192. 000 in federal muncy and SRS . OOO from the Carnegie
Foundation. acting a.s a conWit !or the CcntTal Intell igence Agency. were 10 Hayden, Oovls, et lll.,
through " front calllng ltsclt the Chicago SIUdcnl Health Organizat ion . To n\olnta.in the deep "cover " of
thlsbttcr group, s t ories wer e planted in the press dc:scrlblng tl1c g-r oup as Wing "commW\ist" ins pired or
dJrcct cd.
Another $193 , 313 Cumu:h:d ro the "7" frnm tho fcdc r alOUiccof t::conomt c Opp:>nunJty by woy ot
or through subst (Uarics of, the Institut e for Polley Studi es. Washington , D.C., an alleged " llbcrol" tlllnk
tank po.!ling as n l eft wing group. but act lng a:s a conduit for the C . I. A. Other subaua.nttal funda alao cnme
from the Roger Uuhlwin Foundation which has. nat ionwide, t.1kcn over t he struct ure of the American O vtl
Liberties Union. The A.C.UJ • . s uch as i£ w:as pdor t o 1967. no longer exi sts. The Roger &Jdwln
Foundorion is !undcd b)' scvcn.l puss· lhroughs. or coudulca, for t.bc C. I . A •. , among rhose being:
J . M. Kaplan FunU. Inc. [of New Yor k); Nttw World Foundar-ton: Allron E. Nonnan Fund, Inc •.
Tl1Js shown by a det nll cd anal yst a. of I.R. S. for m 990· A filed by these !OUinl.tH•ms (one of the few
public r ecord tnx r eturns]. Sever al pcrson::J act InK !or the C.l. A, sh on the lloanl of Overseers of the
Roger Daldwln Foundallon: Jucoh M. K.3plan and john L. Sultomnall , among othe r s .
As t o }a.cob M . Ka}li Wl , lit:c:: New York Tt mcs l mh:x. "U.S. Int elligence Agency". 1967, Several
members ot the Sahon!t1all bmll y ore involved with tlu: C.I.A.: Scn. Lcvcren ( R. , Masa ,),alra
with a. very smillnumbc:r of pc:oph.: on lhc Senate C. I. A. sub-committee. Sen:nor Sah onstill t'ecotvcd
warm pra.lsc in a r are public by lhL' director of the C. I .A. Anothe r Saltonstoll famUy member
posed aa a "radical r evolutionary" during 1968 Democratic Convcnu on Week. although in !oct. a count er ·
Insurgent. Scn.:llor Sa1tomrt:all' a brother Is a hllth· raHklng C.I.A. offtctal: "The Espi onngc Establish-
me nt" , by Duvid Wise a nd Thomn" B. Ross. 1967, Rnndom House, pp. J6U · I 01; al so. pp. H 8n. 171.173,
173n,
To DBsist r.hosc who later bcca.mc known as tJ1c "7"' . tJh.: Row.:r &h .lwi n Foundation ln Olicugo,
operated a. Democr ati c Convcntlun W<..ock Projc+..t. In u suh now in the U.S. Oistrt.ct Court t n
Otl cago, the defense of one of the dc!l.'lld.:lnts Is funded by the Roger &.ldwtn Found:ltton. That dcf onda.nt
refused to answer questions aboul tJte pass fund" cho:a.nneted from the C. I.A. to Roger B.Udwtn
Foundutlon . Sec: Skoln.tck vs. l lllh MUltary huelllgcnce GrO'Jp, ct al., No. 71 C 91. U. S. Dl st.Coun .
N. D. UI. ,B.O., J97J .(DcCCTtdnnr John M. O' Brien. while purporn.-dly a military lntclllgcnc:e s py, i ll beUeved
to bq o double·agcnt , for Lhe C.I.A. ]
2 . Tom Hayden ts one of the more quiet members ot the "7", llu l a a brUilnnt countcr-lnaur gent.
poslnR as Ll
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r nillcn.l rL'Volut lonu.ry". oper ating Wldcr deep ''cover" nnd Inst alled by the Kenncdys In the
ea.cly 1960tt. Hayden has one o!thu hiRflest security clcurances in the U.S. He rtoked blowing hls deep
"cover" \\'hen he sat with lllg.h government officials on the Senat or Rober t F . Kennedy funeral t r ain .
(Sec: "L.oglsllcs of the l'w1erul", Anthony Howard, Eslljul r o Mngozl ne. Nov. 1968, p. 120, )
Doth Tom Hayden nnd Rcnnl c Oa.vl s nalled down their deep "cover-" by taki ng up resi dence In depressed'
areas, and proceedJng t o aguare the community. Stan cd ln Newar k, New j eney. in the summar of i 964.
Hayden' s aetlvJt l cs resulted, in put, b1 the diBordcra a !ew yco..rs l u.t c r tn N4.1wnrk . AU the wiiUc, oddly
enough, lla.yden had almost   J>Ollct.• l mmunhy.
Hnyden in L11e ,pdng of l 972, has: t3kcn up resi dence In San Diego, in pr cpa rotion !or the G.O. P.
convention ther e. While others find it hard to get teachi ng positions, or aru rWl out of thei r jobs Cor their
politi cs [such as Angela Davi s], Hayden suddenly getit t wo tcnching positions convcnJcm to hJs Son Diego
activities: one nt lmmoculate Heart CoUego, mnd tho othe r , ar University of C4lltorn1a., at Los Angeles.
3. Rennard C. Davi s, ''RcnnJe" Davi s. Renni e' s image o.s a "ralUcal n-volutt onary" was flnniy
plant ed by Ws publlcl st and strotegt st, Don Rose, of 1340 Eas t MadJson Park, In Oll c<lgO' B Hyde Park orea.
Not too long ago, Rose wns a.n executive of an ultra. · rtght wlng., qunl!l l ·governmcntn.l organtzatt on, Publtc
Admini strntl on Service, 13i 3 Eo.st 60th St., Ot lcugo. P ASts connected with. and does wor k (or , the U. S.
War Department, Mutual Secur ity Agency, o.nd a C. I. A • .subsidiary, the Agency for lntcrna.tionLll Develop·
mcnt , Among other things. P A S does work In putting: toget11cr pollee t r aining lnfonn.a.tion. The fund!ng !or
Don Rose' s work comes, in part , from tl1c C. l .A. the To.conlc Founcbtl on ot New York.
Rol o Js a.lso pubUcJs t tor an umbreUG group of so -called Chi! Rigbr:s called the National
Cathol.tc Confer ence for Interracial Justice, NCCI], 1307 So. Wabash , Cllcago. The recent head ot t hat
group. and the previ ous bead, were directly connected with, or offlcc.rs or directors of, w::ban· affGire
type lound4tlons and groups funded bytbe C. I .A. [Sec: IUmports Magozlno, )uno. 1969, p. 27; 0\lcago
Do!ondor, 9/10/70. front pago) . -2·
with t ht:: St at t:: Depunmcnt .
Tht: poltcy-ma king group t n the C.l. A. Js called the "S[Mcial Group'"t:reatcd in tl1e Ei senhower ye ars
under the scen-t Order 54/12. Among the members of the "Spcdo.J Group" i 11 O<:or ge W. 8.J.ll . [See: "The
lnvl slblo Government", by David Wl se and TI1omas D. Ross, od .. pp. 278-279, 313. )
Another Stevenson Inst itute director, PnuJ G. Hoflman. has a long hlator y of Unks wUh the C. I.A.
He is olf'JO dir cc:tor of Fund !or the Republic, lnc., inlor)ocked financially and by overl apping personnel
with tbe Alben Porvtn Fountlatlon and the Center for tbc Study of Democr atic:. lnattt uU.ons, both ot the latt er
fronts ilnd reci pients of fund.s of tile C. l. A. The Iotter two 11re also inwrlocked with
Cente r ot Economic and Sodn.l Studies. known as C.l.D. E. S. , 3 C.I. A. opcro.tJon tn Latin Amcrt ca.
[Sec: New York T1mcs Indc.x, 1967, to date J .
5. Commo.nd centers. Ostensibly. the "T' hod thei r office Wring a.nd prior to Convent ion Week. In
Cllicago's Old Colony nuJldJng. 408 So. Pl ymout11 Coun. one block from thf! Federal BuUding. Some of the
actual command centers were as foll ows:
(a) 1n the office of the alJeged director or J..ab:)r Educati on, Prank \Y. McCallister (now dcceued) , of
Roosovelr University, downtown 0 1lco.go . McCallister , while all egedl y director of Lob:n Educ4t10n,
c.ttrl' ICd out varioul:J" count er · tnsurgt.11c y !unet.lons or t11c U.S. State Department i n three Atrt can
countdes: Nigeria. Si er ra Lcono, and The Congo; and In th<" South Amet icDn countr y, Cuynna (formerl y
Br itish Cuio.na), scene of violent counte r - i nsurgency uctlvlti os designed to put down local r ule; 4nd In
various plo<:c.: s Europe and Asia.. ..
(b) Ill the O>icago oUlcc ol t11c Roger llal<lwl n Foundation, 6 So. Clarlt St.
6. EUons to control Lhe assignment of t rial Jut..Vc. Or iginally, the "T' trial was t o be hCXll'd by
then 0 1ic f j udge o! the U.S. District Coun , Willi am j . Campbell. who wos vulner able to p.tbUc challenge
because of hls llnk.s to lJ1c C. I .A. umJ ll1e crt me.: sy1t<.U..:.nt c. Campbel l had IJcen a direct or o! the,.Albcrt
ParvJ n Poundotion, a countcl' -i nsurgency openuton for troi nJng African stuUcnts, or tgtnally sc<hy Welt
Coast hoodluml)' to give a rax shelter t o tJtcir money . Sec undisputed documc:nta.Lion l n case lt17181 , U.S.
Coun of Appca.ls, 7th Cl reult. Addltlonol Appendix. pp. 109· 120. The Parvin Founda1ion t s a pas111·
tl1rough for C .I. A. funds. See: Nt!w York Times lntk:x, "U. S. lntl.•l llgcnC\•J\gcncy", 1967, to dot e.
UntU recently, t11e president of tltc Alben Parvin FnunUution h3s been Associate of the U.S.
Supreme Coun, William 0. Douglas. During oucmprs to Impeach Dougla.s. IUs Unks to tl1e C.I.A. ond
the Parvin Fowu.lutloa's links, bccDme porto! the govcrmm.:nt record.
Sec: Final Report by the Spccla.l Subs.ommtnec on House Rcs:.920, of t.he Committee on the judldsr y.
f'foul!lc of Representatives:. 9181 2nd Session, Sent. 17, 1970, pp. 18-21.
Shortly after Rennie 0:JVI9 nnd rho others were l n,Uctcd on ltiOl Conspiracy March, I '¥9, one
evening Renni e sought to pick tJu.: bruins of tJtc !JtaU m ..:mbcrs of Uu.! Committee. t n respect to judge
Campbell. Naivel y, tht: rt.:scurdu.! r s Pfesumcd Rcnnll:! was going to conr ront Campbell in coon with the
dara. The next morni ng, bo.rcl y 12 hours later, Campbell , on his own mollon , myut crtousl y dlaquaUfi ed
himself from the "T' cnsc. without Rc.:nnl e filing 0J1Y paper on lhhr. The was chen steered t he
dockt:t ot Dlstclc1 JucJge Julius J . HoCfman.
ln case ot o.n adverse tri o.l ruling before judge Hol!man . Renni e .3.IId the others were prepared tO•
destroy. or acck. to destroy, t11c public image of JudS(C Hoffman. and 1hereby "cck to overturn n gui lt y
vcrtll cl. Ju(jgu lloUmWl ls notcU !CJr l h.:l plug   go rrcc hy commltUnK whul 18 known in law as
" n:-vcrHlble urrors", conduct ancl n1ltngs hy hJ m contrnr y 10 :lccl•ptcd law nn.J procedure, thus al most
t nvalld:lt1ng hi$ vcrdic:1 on nppeol.
7. El!orta t o c:wcnurn the contempt ruling anc.l the guilty vertUct ag .. ntt 5 of the "7" .
(a.) Pla.ntlng of a. Juror. November 12. 1970, the U.S. Court of Appeals . 01tcago, n ded that the "7"
coso be sent back to Judge tor the specific determination whether t here were unlo.wt ul notC:I pused
between the del iberating jurors and Judge Hoffman; whether there was a forbidden comprom lse verdict as
contended by juror Kay Rlduu:de Stevens i n her copyright atortcs, alter U1c trial, in the Ollcago Sun·Tl rocs .
l n an unprcc.adMtcd specltl l hearing before judge Hoffman. surtt ng Novemher 19, i970, the jurors thC'm·
selvt:s, one by one t ook tJ1c witness .ti£Md. it
Key testimony was by juror Koy Richards St evens (married o..fter tho trial t o Thoma.s P. Stevens).
Age 23, she allegedly Is a. computer operator. At tlt e begi nning of ll1e trlal , Scpc:cmbcr. ! 969, K.o.yRJcha rds
was only one of 4 alternate jurors, 1\IQT n regular j uror. By a t rick, t rl:.l Juror Kristi A. Ki ng, 23,
waa torc.ed to ("Xcuse her sell a» a juror. judge Ho:tfmlln re:ad Mi ss King an allegedly threo:a.tc:ning h .. "ttcr
by her parents from '"111c Block Puntbc:.rs". R.evea.llngly, i t waa not. signed cor rectly as "Bhu::k
Panther Pany". Ka.y RlchDrds replaced Mlsa K.tng. anti thus Mi dB R.tcharda was " planted" by what appears
to be a group of !orces hy execut ives of r.hc MnrshnU FJeld EnrerprJses newsp.lpcra, the Ollcago
Sun-Times nnd the U1.Hy News .
Mrs. Stcvens testimony, 11 /20/70, included (a) her contentions that the verdict , by her Uot nas. ' was
a !orbJdden "compromise verdi ct" , which U not otherwise dltJputcd, conHt hutcs "rr.:vcr s lble error", whi ch
-4 · fQ}i E R]
will turn the conviction of Sot the "7" upside t.lown. (b) She w:1s the only juror \Yho had no room
4
mat e
while the Jul'urg Ht uyed ot the Palnu: r llousc. and the only JUror to meet with n family-member outsi de the
pr esence of 3 court deputy manha1 (she met wtlh her fiance 11l0mns P. Srcvene) . Not cotncidcntally, she
brought witJ
1
her a typewrttcr and was busy clacking away on hc:r "notes" almost every night between t ri al
sessJons. She alleged her UiiJ\Cc ln the mhkUe of the trial, u r ::wgcd . supposedly unknown t o her. 4
contract with the Sun· TtmcR for her exclusive story. ( He, not being her husbanU yet, would ba.\'C no legal
right to arrange such :1 contract for her). She forget. she saJd. what the Sun·Tlmcs p;Ud her. She rduscd
to state what (Y.)SILJon her huab.1nd has with t11c O:>unry of Cook.
Oau uncanhcd by the Commi ttee showa that her husb3.nd, Thomu P. Stcvcno, in Dc:cembcr . 1969.
became director of the Cl o.astftcodon of the County government. He ts onl! or the few people ln Cook
Counry who would know by poaidon and function every undercover agent in Cook Cou:aty. Although this cbu
was made avaHobJe to the media, tl1ey r e fusetl to use ft.
(b) R.ele4.He o.r recorda, governmental and otherwi se, to be used to destr oy the pubUc lmoge of
trial judge julius HoUmon.
Shortly after the contempt ruling 11Dd the February, 1970, guilty ruling for S of the:.,_.,.' , cenoln
records, by two methods were turuc:cJ over to the Commlttcc. The fint gr oup of records urtvcd from on
emissary of the "7", known to the Committee. The second group of   arrived by other means.
It was evi dcm (rom on cuuninntton ot tltc records nnd cxplanatbr y notes occompanytng them, that:
{1) some or the records evident ly were from i ntdde goverrunemal sour ces;
(2) others were non ·publi c bank records and references to bank r ecords .
'tltc upshot of tlteae two groups of r ecords and not es was thilt a possi bly good c:ase could be made out.
s howing thot Judge Julius HoUmllD took a gift. gt o.tuit y . or "br ibe" , of

000. from n lltlgonc tn nn
earlier, unrel ated clute; unr elated t o the "7". From nll t.hc It was C?tdont that
thl! " 7" wl ohcd to have Skolni ck' Ill Committee t o be tho method o! expos ing judge Hottman for purported
"bribery", lllld thus dcau oy j udge Hoffman's public image 11nd thereby under mine the vaHdit y of the jail
ruli ngs against the "7". The Commi ttee hns never accused judge Hoffman of being honest.
The dllemma: on the one hand, the purported r ecor ds appear genuine. On t he other hand, ther e Is
3 Ungortng BU-'Plcion thot they w:cr c pla.ntcd wtth the Commincc, not as a.n effon to mer ely expose
corruption, but t o destroy judge Hoffman tor the express benefic of the "T'. The Committee baa 80 far
not made a publi c Issue of those records, since i t became evident tbat 11 faction lN THE GOVERNMI!NI'
wanted judge Ho(l man dest royed to benefit lhe Ollcago 7 .
8. Manipulation of Judges t o gain worldwide t ravel permi ssion for tbe "7' '. In r eapcctJto key rollngs
on worl dwide uavel pcnnlaslon for some of 01e "7'' . the important rul.lngs were m01dc by two judges ol
the U. S. COun of Appeals In Ortcogo: (a) Federal Circuit judge Otto Kerner and (h) Ollef judge Luther M.
Swygen.
Judge Ou.o Kerner. Members of Skolnick' s Committee have been Instr ument al in focussing a
ce.rtain federal probe onto Otto Kerner, t:esultlng in Kerner's i ndict mcnl in O:::cembcr, 1971. ln t11e
course of tho.t work. the Committee become nwa.rc of the fo.cr th:1t j udge Kerner was being prcuur cd n.nd
manJpulaLcd to grant lllmost unlimited, ¥todtlwldc t r avc.l pcnnl ssl on to aome of tln!' Chicago 7" •
A key ruling Oy j udge Kerner ctunc on July IS, 1969. prior to the Conspi racy trlal. Kerner, at the
drop of o. hat, almost instantly upon appltcotlon, order ed that Renni e Davts be authorized to tTavel to
Paris , Fr.ll1ce, and to Hanot. Nonh VietNam, commcnclng that same day. (U.S. vs. Rcnno.rd C. O..wls,
N'o. J 7761, U. S, Court o! Appeo.la. 7t h Circuit, 01t cago] . It ts apparcm trom tlu! appli cation for trnvel
pennission that Rennlo, an alleged ''radlcnl revolutionary'' , was going on U. S. State Department buelncee .
Sec: previous mention ot P.O. W,, blavy Lt . Robert F . Frishman.
In Mny. 1971. Abbie Hofir)l:1.n o.nd Rennie Davi.B wer e indi ct ed a.s a r esult of ccrtaln purponed dls·
orde.rs as part of the "May Ckly Tdbu" In WoBhington, D. C. BY May, 1971. It wn.a nlso evidQnt, or
ing evtdcnt, thil" j udge Kerner himself !need Indictment . To o.ppcasc B c:crtoin fact ion in the j us t ice
Dcpanmcnt , Judge Korner entered o. court order r evoking Abbie and Ren.nJc • s travel pcrm1Hs1on and
severel y restri cted tht!lll to thetr home districts. Oddly, t he re was n contTary coun order entered by
J udge Swygert. Oudges t n the swnc coun havo equal power; they c.annot over -rule one o.nothc.r .)
Judge Luther M. Swygert . By Mny, 1971 , it was becoming evident that Judge Swygen, like Ke:mer ,
was the t arget of o federal probe. The p.a.rt icular s of an app:ucnt series of frauds pcu ticlp:ncd ln by Judge
Swygert wer e put l mo the Congr easlono.J Record by Congressmo.n. H. R. Gross. of Iowa. Cong. Rec ... May.t7.
1971, p . IW482. Congressman Gross and others dcma ndo!d an investigation of the plwtdcrlng of o multi ·
million dollox real estate comp;my by judge Swygcn and a ssoci ates of his , including ht a former lAw
partner.
On j une 11, 1971. member • of the Committee discovered In the fUe of case No. s l 8294. 18295 [ the
"T' appeals], the above described coun order by j udge Kerner r evoldng coun travel permission, Committee
members went to the Oll d Cler k of the U. S. Court of Appeals , r equesting a certl.Oad copy of the aame.
\\-hereupon, 1n the presence of t wo Commi ttee membera, the Cliet Q ed: tor e up and discarded coun
order , and aaid: .. Tht ala none or your buainoas.. . · S-
Upc.own arc01. Rennie: ,and his !riendD, for example. wor e involved in ter rorist acta to take over an
np4.11mcnt bul hllng at 4240 Kenmore. for thoJr hcadquaners. In tllc p.roce!l s , they shot holes i n the
bullding' s boUer , r i pped off refrtgcnuor doors, nnd compl et ed other terror tacti cs against not juM. tho
building but the people Ln it. Rennie Davia and hi s friends took over the r ent money, not for the benefit
or the poor workiug people In the buUding . .some on wcUa.rc. but .for own benefi t. Result: the tenants
h::td to l eave the building with no place to go. lf Rennie were, as he clu1ms, a "radJ.cnl revolutlonary''
supposedly he woul d have turned the r ent mJDney 11nd the building over to t he poor t ennnts . During all of
Lh.is, Rcnnl l! Davis appcurc:d to )Jove obaolutc immuni ty from the pollee. Thi s is s imUa.r to the sltulltion
Wl[h Tom Hayden In Newark, mentioned earlier.
The butldlng owner, j acob Srunpson, o. victim of the Nazi cr.a. , woe victimized in turn by Rennie.
Snmpson brought sult In the Ci rcuit Coun of Cook Count y against Renni e Do.vts and obc:o.lned n doJo.uJt
judgment against htm. There was very ttulo . U any, JMbUci t y in the major news media. The Ci rcuit
Coun of Cook County judgoa, odc.D.y enough, would not enJor ce o.ny such judgmc.nt or r cStra.lnJng order
aKainst Rannte. For example, In Scptcmbe::r, 1969. Sampson sought 111 Ct r cult Court of Cook Count y
rcsrrnln!ng order to prevent Renni e from leaving tl1e state unti l the judgment Ia satisfied. During the
coun procccdlngs . Ci rcuit Court judge Walker Outl er stopped the hearing to mo.ke a phone coll en the
question of tihouJd he restrain Rennie. The llDswcr, apparently [rom the phone call , waa: 1\'0. Oudgcs
arc not supposed to consul\ anyone else in dct ermlnl.ng coun matters) . A shon anlc.le on the rest raining
order did ln th<l! Otico.go Tribune. Scpc.. 16. 1969. although tho mwer goes back to 1966.
Based on ot her, numerous sttu:nlons like I he foregoing. It i s evident that , w1known to t he public.
R<..-ntde D.lvt s had almost absolute pollee immunity while down hi s "cover'·' tn Uptown.
OU.er oddlUcs in res pect to the building at 4240 Kenmore:
( I) the butlding waslnRUrcd for vandalism wttb Hanford lruiurance Company. Hanlord, however .
pretended not to have rccorcb of ony cl aim by Sampson. Hartfor d's Olicngo mo.nBgcr, Lawrence ) . Kerwi n,
wns Interviewed o.t h:ugth b)' a Committee staff member. Kerwin prcLceu.lcd that he never he01rd o£ R.c:.nnJe
O.wis anti was not interested in tlle fact that Rennie was responsible for the vandalism Joss. On Insurance
induotry Lingo, this ts called subrogation. i.e .. Sampso!l collecting from &rt!ord, ond Hnrtford going
aO.c:r Rennie).
(2) copies of the claim records and other pertinent papers i n the htmds of Sampson•s attorney. Fred
D. Raski n. lllsllppcarcd }ust a.flcr Rennie' 1 ouorney vltilted Ruskin .
(3) cvl•ry time Sumpson nttcmpts to get snrisfoction regarding ht s loss, nnd his prior court judg-
ment against Rennie, S4rnpron rune Into a buzz s.o.w.
14. On Febn1a r y ?, 1972, Skolnick ns cho.t rmun of the Comminco, inn highly det ililed motion,
pctltionccl tho U.S. Coun of Appeals in Chicago, fo1· i.n investigation o( lhc collus ion In the: oppcoJ&
involving the "Chicago 7" (Co.ae!f No.a 18294. 18295 ) . l1tc mot ion mcntlon<xlin sub9tancc what i ll set
forth herei n. Tit e motion mentioned, for example, the pressur e on Judge Lut.hcr M. Swygert t o grant
worldwide a avel permission to oome of the "7". Skolni ck asked in hi s motion that the judgca ln t ho federal
appc::Us court cll squaliJy a nd t hut judg6s from outside the 7t11 Q r cult hc:nr t11c case. Instead, on
that same ,.lay, 2/7/72, whhout !onnntit y oro hearing, Judge Swygert hJmscl f entered ,'\11 Order refusing
the remedy sought in the motion. The next day, Skolnick was barred from attendlng tho "Chicago 7"
appco.J hearing ln the .sruna court. The at tl1e door suuc:d there was "no room" toe Skolnt c.k's
whc.:t.!lchatr, a.1t.hough he haft attended hundreds ot coun proceedings in various courts In hi e wheelchair.
Mer four hours of delay and a neaT-commot ion by Skolnick's friends , he was then allowed to attend court
ln his wbeclcbolr,
i 5. On Februory 7, 1972, In an interview with a. reporter, Rennte Oovi s said, regarding Skol nick' s
pctldon of [hilt eamc day: Rt>nntc cutmi ttect gc:ntng eomo o( the money rc(crnxl [o. •ald it wa• ror a sood
namely, the "peace movement'' , and did not recall and did not know where the money come !rom,
That interview so l4r hu not been used. Insofar Lt.B tllcy used o story n1 all about 2/7/72. the major
ncwa tnl.-'tlla bc:llttled Skolnlck.' s charges or whittled tt down to .:1 10 second menllon on the o.lr.
CONCLUS I ON
We mny never know the rcol truth nbout the "Olic.lgo 7' --onJy tho Insi ders know that, o:tnd tl1cy are
avoi ding t:llking to reponers. Are some i n this country. who oppose tl1c government' s polJctea of war.
injusti ce, poverty. unemployment, etc., e1:ttlng green bo1nanas , tho.nks to the "OitC.Ogo 7" ?
SHERM:AN H. SKOLNICK, chnirman, CtrtzCil!i'CoJnmtuee to dca.n Up the COurts, /
9800 South 0 cab , m. 60617 . (312) 375-5741, or 787 · 8_2_29.,
(oULs lde Clltcago, area code 312)
HOT LINE fleWS
ON 24 HOURS A DAY· · 2 MINUTE RECORDED MESS.\GES
COURTS. DRAFT, C. I.A .. F.B.I .. M. l.G.
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The fedt:ral probe oi Judge Kcrnl!r begun to take shape ln Apri l. 1969. Fro.'tl that time until May.
1971 , the imponant travel permission for the "7" were entered by Judge KeTner. From M3y, 1971. and
thereafter, most of the court red travel permission for the "7" hu been entered by Judge Swygert.
May, 1971, is the: rtme when the demands for a fcdt:ra l of Judge Swygert began to take shape.
Because llte Committee ls lnstntment3Hy Involved In the probe of OOth judges, the Committee 1s
quite nw:are or numer ous bits nnd pieces of details that supp:>rt t11e utatement that Kerner and Swygert have
been manlpulated snd pressured to grant coun orderetl, worldwlcJe travel permtu\J:In to the beneUt o!
some o( tJu!' O:ltcago 7."
9. Another example of government.!ll money, power. ond benefit& to the Sbonly after
the "7" indictment, March, 1969. Rennie D.lvts urrang'-d o lease Cor the ··conspiracy" office. as It was
called, Rooms 404·407, in the Steger Bullc:ling, 28 Eost Jackson mvd., 'Thm building at the time
of the lease WD!!I a feder ally owned and supervised buUdlng. The tease Ma.rtcd June l , 1969. [Note: the
previous mention or the pre-convention sec rei meeting at another owncllf and supervised property.
the Moraine Hot el.]
Several t enant s ncar and above Rooms 404- · -107 were .lrblla.uUy forced to move by the buUillng
manager suddenly doubling and tripling thei r rent. TI1e FBI occupil"d vac::ttcd space ncar and above t he
"Conspiracy" offices. An a.llegcd employment ogcncy ln the Steger IllUding appears t o have a
su.rveWancc o.nd protection "cover" operation. Ostcnslb1y, the Fffi was kec:plug the "Conspiracy" under
surveillance . Thei r actual functions o. ppcor ed to include protecting Rennie and othe r s from hnrm by
right wing cxtrcmisUJ who would not know Rcnnto'o t rue role as a counter-insurgent believed that he
wos a "racllcal r evolutionary".
'"Ltltlc known records in u CuurL of Cook Cowny cm1e show thnt tllc. lcus;.: tu t11c "Cousptracy"
r equi red feder al permission . See: Hulmnn v8. Lawn .. i:tvlngs, Circuit Court of Cook County,
Divi si on . , No. 68 CH 1888, A::wcr. Dulldlng. The lco.sc also required court pc.rml sslon.
10. I>.trtng the "7" trial. unknown to the publtc. Ahhlc Hotcman 3tayed from time t o Ume at the home
of ) ames Hoge. ) r . , dl.rector of the Institute and executive director o! the Oltcago Sun·
Times. (Fic.ld Entcrpfilacs executives, many of them In the war business, nrc no[ cxo.ctly "left wlng" . )
The:: Sun·Times, as nott:d, ran tl1e copyright "compromt:lc verdlct" storlt:s hy juror Kay RJd1ard5, and had
editorialized for t he r cleSlse of the "7" Of\ appcni bond.
The presi dent, wtdl recently, of the Dtvlslon of Field Enterprises, has been &lley K.
Howa rd. lJsted In the banned book "Who'a Who in the C.I.A.". lie has been a dlrcctor of the Gcn::r al
AnalJnc &. FUm Corp .. lnterloc.ke.:l ar one time wltl1 Hirter ' t: J. G. Porbcn Works. How:nd t& :1 major
atockholder and until recently a director of Ottcago's Civic 8.:mk (now called the
Ollcogo Dank of Commer ce). Howard's cloac po.l , judge u.nc.l Major Gener al Otto Kerner
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ls a ft!llow .stock·
holder.
The major news mcdJOJ. have seen to lr 1ha1 no one disturbs Lhe medi a lmagc: of the "i' as being
"radical revolutionaries" .
11. Fr om discussion wJtb l lllnoh Wack Pantbc:r Leader , FrcM Hampton, i n the !n11 ot 1969.
members of the Committee became couvlnced tJ1at Humpton would po8slbly ex--pose RennJe J:bvts as an
ogc.nt for one or mor e government s, including the U.S. Hampton thought that he ther eby could save Bobby
Scale. Hampton had, however, numerous ho.ng·upo: Rennie for montlu(t had been arranging H:lmpcon' s
lecture dates and fees; Rennie' s lawyer, Denni s Cunningham, had the Panthers under his spell; Rennie's
b3gm3n 3nd money wagon, Mike james, dropped o bundle of bread now llnd then on the Panthers . (Mllcc
james now runs a.n alleged "ro.dicnl revol utionary" newspaper called Ristng Up Angry. which puts a great
emphasis on how to build your own machi ne guns nnd vt ol encc. )
A C. I . A. - typc posing as n Chie11go policeman, named Oantel Groth , led the aesa sslnatton
team tllat wiped out Fred Hn.mpton . Hampton wns beginning to mn.ko sucemems condemning Rennie and
a.lao the Wca.tbcrmcn. Groth was Ill so recently expo:»cd in a. federal court s uit for ht s complicity ln a
Chicago plot to kUllketident Kennedy tltree weeks before Oallae. Groth, 3.ccord1ng to documents a.no.c.hed
t o the BUtt , helped abort the plot Jn Oiicago so that Lee Harvey Oawo.Jd could escape from Ol.icago with
t'to\.'0 C.I.A. agente a.nd head for Dallas. Groth wa.a 111. "Witness" against on Oswald "double" clr lvlng a car
wJth Ucense plare s Unked to Oswald. TI1us, Nixon was knocking on H.o.mp:on ' s door by way of DWcl
Gi'oth, an olleged policeman. (Sec: I!xhlblt "A", In Skolnick vs. National Archives , No. 70 C 790, U. S.
Dlatr!ct Court , N.D. ill., B.D. , clerk' o olllce, 20th noor. Federal 1\Jlld!ng, Ollcngo. )
12. Recently, at a trial in New l:l.o.ven, Connecticut, a. for me.r Jnack Panther accused Wllllam
Kunstler of being somehow Involved In a pl ot to kill Fred Hampton. [New York Times, 8(7/ 70 ), The
accuaat:ton i s interesting ln the context of other related fo.cte, altho>.Jgh some persoos question its valldlty
1n that it was made by a per s on thrown out of tlle Black Pa.nther P3l."ty.
13. Rmn!e Davis ln 1966, unlmown to the public hAd almost complete pnllcc Immunity in hie
actlvitiee wllh J .O. I . N. (jobs Or Income Now), community organization In Ort cogo' •
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by Sherman H. Skolnick, choirmon, Citizen's Commhtce to Clean Up the Couna
The Committee la a not for profit, interest group tk:votcd to lltvc.:sllgaUon a nd
resc:a.rch into corruption o.ud rc.lat ctl matters.
Our Among the matters opened up by us---(a) Dllnol5 Suprc me Court when:
hoJlLhc coun resigned In the wake of our chnrges (J 969): {b) rorclng tht: govcmmc nt t o p rosecute
Jut.lgc Otto Kerner, !onner gove rnor of llltnot s ('lnd federal oppcdls Jutlgc, tor brlbc.ry, and
uxt ortion. Chtcogo news media called the Comntith .. -c o.'Har" whe:-t t he wt!re first 10udc tn 1969.
The mcc.lb offered no upon Kerner' s Indi ctment ami conviction. The government prosccu.tc<.J
Kerner on less than l l of who.t we him ot . (c) the Com:nittce cducatca the public on how to
identify o.nd expose government agent s- pr 'lvocat wrs involved In c.rentlng chaos, ns setting t.hc s t::Jgc
Cor martial law, Including tho "Odcago 7". (d) research on JXIUUcal aasusl notlons in the U.S. and
helping t o c lear black secr et service agent Abro.lutm Bolden, sent to j ail on a. frame up because he tri ed
t o tell tJ\c W:trrcn Commission thot: Ktnnedy was murdt!red wtth the hel p of the C. I.A. (c)
ldcntl!ying public ort1ci n.ls linkc:d t o bo-nngsterR by business dc.1.ls. (0 100 MJIHon Dollu bankruptcy
sco.ntlnl, opened up by us Dccon1ber , 1970, GJ\d stt11 Invol ving both U. S. SemltorB from
lncllwua, and Ll1 c Chief Federal District Judge nnd another District Judge or the lndianapolJs Federal
Court. 1l1c specllic dctnUs t ake up 21 pages in the Congressi onnl Record, Apri125, 1972, pp.E4255
to E4275.
SABOTAGE OF THE IYATERGATU PLANE
11. THE PEOPLE.\ Upwards of twelve persona connected in one:: way or another with Watergate,
boarded Unlt cd Air Lines flight 553 on the nlternoon of December 8, 19i2. Tiley had Homcthlng In
common. Titot week there had bec11 a gas plpeltne lohhyi s t s meeting ns p.1n ot the American Bar
huton meeting ln Wnshlnbrton, D. C. It was conducted by Rogc.r Morcou. His secrC!lary was Nancy
Ptlrkcr. Among- those ntlunlling wer e tuu.l James W. Krueger, both attorneys tor the
Northt:rn Natural Gas Co., of Omaha, Nl.'b. A.rsona.tctl wtth them were Lon 3ayer, att orney fo r
Nebraska Natural Gns Co., : \YJlbur Erickson. president , Federal Land Dank in Omaha. 1llld was u
bclllgc1·cnt group dcte.rmlm .. "ll to blow the lt d oU the \Va tergnte case. Reason: Ponner U. S. Attorney
Ocncr a.l, Johu MllchcJJ , and hJs friends running the J ustice Ocpnrtmcnt , were punlng tJ1c spear into
Nonhcn1 N3tunJ G11.s. Some olllc1als o.f tJuJ.t finn nnd its subsh.Uar les wert: Indicted on federa l crimi nal
charges, September 7, i972 , In OmaJ1a, 01tcago, ond Hammond, Indiono . 0HJ..rgc: bribery or local
orrlclnl s In Northwest l ndlnna and ll ll.nofs i n or der to let the gas go through. (01icago ll.1tly News
9/8/72 ) . To blnck.mail thcir way out or L11C.lJC tJ1e Omaha flml had uncovered documents showing
thnt Mit chell, while U.S. Auorncy Gt:ncrnl i u 1969. dropped :tnti -t rust charges ngo.inst n competitor ot
Northern Natural Gas---EI P:um Nat ural Gns Co . 'Il1e droppi ng of the charges agillmst El Paso was wonh
300 Mil lion DoUa r s. A spokt:sman ror Mitchell belatedly claimed, in Murch, 1973, thnt Mit chell had
"dlsquali!icd" himself in i969, because M.hcheU'a l ow p:trtncr represented Ill Paso. TI1c Jus tice Dcpan-
mtmt, under MircheU. dropped the charges. Period. About the same tJme. Mltche U. through a law panner
as nomi nee, got a atoc.k Interest In El Paso. Gas and olllncerests, such as El Paso, Gulf Resources, ilJid
otJ1cra, contributed heavily to Nixon' s s:p;• fund. supervi sed by MilcheU.
f'lpcllnc oUl clnl Kruc.:gor wns c.:a r r yJng tho Mit chell documents on Ll1e pln.nc. He had told his wile
1hn1: he had in his poesettsion l r rcplaceillll e p.o.pcra o! o sensi tive nature . For months after the crash,
hls wlcJow dcmnnc.lcd United Air Ll ui!s turn over to his briefcase. It later crmc out in Ll1e pipeline
t r i al in Hllmrnond, that Blodgett hnd been browbc:ut ng feder al offi.cia.ls, to drop the criminal c:horgus·--
just prtor tO the c rash. (Ollcal-'0 Tribune, 5/18/73 ).
Oororhy Hunt, Wau.:rgate payoff wom.1n, who offered execUtive cl emency dircclly on bchu]( of
NLxon t o some of lhC' Wat ergate defendants. was seeking to leave the U.S. with over 2 MHHon Dotlors In
cash ond ncgotia.bl c.s she had goc:ten or s tolen from CRBEP. Committee 10 Re -Elect the President.
She nml her hust.mnd, E. Howard Hum, the WO:tcrga.rc consplrntor, were o. "C. I. A. couple" . two ngcnts
"marrJC'd'
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and livt rni' t ogether . Early in December, J 972, both wer e thrc;Jccning to blow tho Ud o!llhc
t\o11JrcHousc tl (a ) he wosn' t treed ot t11e cdml nnl charges nnd (h) t hey d.IJin' t both get several million dollars.
Sec: Mem() of Waterccno :spy, Jame9 McCord, bc!o.rc tlie Ervtn Commin ce,(N. Y.Tlmc s, 5/9/73 ).
l lun!' claimed, nccorC:Ung to McCord, to hove the datA necessary to impeach Nixon. McCord siud matters
were coming to a. head earl y Jn December, 1972. Mra. Hunt was unhAppy with her job ol going aU over
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the I'D!.
Plight 553 needed i ts inst ruments. was 1 t o 2 mUes. Cc1llng varied !rom 400 to
600 (oct . (Exhibit 5 K ). With some low clouds oa low lUI 100 feet. As for the National Weather Sexvlee,
lhelr RUNWAY VISUAL RANGB RE<XliU>IlR waso' t working. (Exhibit 5 K ).
A major radio navlgatlonal instrument i s the CL.irpott outer mazkcr., o.lao called by the street name
us on. The outer marker at Midway Alrpon Is In lhe vlclnlicy or 871h II Kedzl e, and l s called by some
rbc Kcdzfc Joca.IJzer.
The Midway Airport ourcr mnrker stopped working as 553 approached i t .
Capt.: " Is Kedzlelocallzer off. ofl tho o.lr, Is that lt7" l et oUlccr: "I beg your pardon.""
Capc:.: "ls Kedzle localizer off the air, there' s M inbound there's an inbound on 31···
what's that ?" (referring t o jet ntnway 31 Lett, and a propel:ter driven pliUte coming
aheud of t11cm on the a:une runwAy. Propeller pli1Jles a.re suppoaed t o land on 31 Right ).
(Exhibit 12 A, page 3.) Capt .'s altlmet e r woul d NOT work below S400 leet. (Exhibit 9C, pagc 8.)
An aviation expert s a.w 553 D.l about 450 feet ncar 73rd & Kedz.ic, to the tar right of the outor marker.
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e N, T . S. B. tried t o conceal thi s da.t4 by improper questions of their wltneaa, \'Jllliom J. Smonlnt, who
later become our wttttess, (N.T .. S.D. re -opened hearings. SlmonlnJ t esti mony, 6/13/73 ). At the outer
muker 553 wD.S supposed t o be ut about 889 feet obove d1o groUJtd . (Exhibit 2 J. Clan 11 · 2 ).
3 .. Some of the :Intentional blunders on the round.
a. In the last 1 mtnutes BtJbight , its apce wa.s erroric. (Exhtbtt 3 P ). It was watched
by some of the most highly aophls tl c radar equipment and computer in the world: ARTS m. Yet,
allhougb they claim they told him to slow down, olter 23 sweeps of the rad.u he was stUl going 210 knots
per hour. He wu being w4tched by Otleago Approoch Cont rol , O'Hare Airport . (15 rada>: sweeps per
minute). (b) The app.roo.ch controller l o.rcr admJttcd he had forgotten to gtve 553 approach cleat'anco.
(Exhibi t 3A. page 9.) T.lo 553 cr ew thougllt they wJ>r o In • holding pattern. (Exhibit 12 A, page 9 ) .
(c) They steered 553 in behi nd a propeller pl ane, Aero Commander N309VS, and co.used 553 t o
dr astically close the gap bet ween thum.
(d) They stopped watchi ng 553 from O'H.o_r;c tOO soon (called a premo.rure hand·oU) . Mldwlly docs
not have preclolon radar. (Exhlbl t S C. page 13.) VIolating O' Hare·Ml dwoy Letter ol Agrcement. (Exh.
(e) they didn't tell 553 he was t o the far rlght o! the MJdway ou[er marker. 30, p.3, par ·
4

(t) In violation of regul ations, they wc.rc working [WO planes for the s ame runway At the s ame
time···553 and the Aero Commander.
(g) Although t11erc was onl y about a 6 mile an hour wind, they told 553 to go to runway 31 Lett,
havi ng no glldcslopc, on importBJ\t na.vtgatton4l a.J.d givi ng altitude llnd (Sec Intra-Cockpit
dl.!fcussl on, E.xhlbJt 12 A, pug<: 13.) ( Runway 13R, tl1c other end, has glldeai ope. )
01) Within a few seconds, Midway t ol d a dltfcront thl.ng to O' Hare than lt did to 553. (Exhibl.t 12A,
13 compared [O Tr anscriptions of Oli cogo Approach Control, E.miblt 3C, poago 14.)
oJ. . The air tra!fi c cont rollers paid no attention to the fact that 553 had (a) too much veloci ty, (b)
[00 f:un o descent , and (c) lar oft cou.rsc.
5. With circuit bre akers cUc.king, and inst rument s maUunctlonl ng, the cockpit c.rew of S53 t ried
to switch to standby power. (Compare .discussion Exhibit 12A, pp.l0-11 will! 0-737 Olgllt
language . Exhibit 2 P , page 4 E.) Eleven witnesses on tbc ground Mid 553 had NO LIGHTS.
(llxhthlt o& 0, suucmenta of wi meeocs ).
6. In the U..rsr five mlnutea and last five mfnurea of tught pllo[ is s upposed to be fiyt.ng tho
plane. Bt.rr: In the last few minutes befor e the c rash tho co-pilot ('tat officer) and 2nd officer wore fiying.
Thi s sup)X)rt& the contention that the pUot wo.a dead or disabled (from poteonlng or other !oul play).
Compare t11c l .nt r a -Cockplt Olacuaslon (E.xhlbi t 12A, pp.l3· 15) wfth t11e CJght manual challengc·reapond
lall!(Uoge ( llxhlblt 2 1', v. 4 1 ).
7. Occouce of the inst:rumente: malfunctioning and the attempt to use standby power, tha speed
brllke Opj)IU"cntly wa.s Ulggered. (See speed brako Ugllt wo.rning, EXhibit 2 P, pogc 1 C ). Both witnesses'
NCntc:.-mcnt a a.nd t esti mony and ci rcumstances show plane stopped dead in the aJ.r and then fell. ( Ex.hlbJt 4 8) .
(Note smo.ll an:a of ground damaged by pl ane. 500 loot bl' 90 feet . 7- A. page 2 . )
8. CYANIDE. The pilot, pro(iletlcolly named Cape:. Wh.Jtchouac, a.nd 6 of the Watergate
pnuaengors had a ht gh c a.nide contont, hJghcr Lha.n they could have gOtten from a so· colled ai:rcraJt cabin
fire. Cope.. \\.'hlt ehousc had 4 tlmes as much as' necesttuy t o kill him. ( 3.9 mi crograms per mi U.Uter.
Exhiblt 6 A, attachment Ill , p. 8.) Mi chel o Clark' a employer, CBS nctwo.rlc. News, wa.nted lmmediar.o
crcmlltion of her body. Foul play i a evident , Since how else were theae people s ingled out for cyani de of
the 43 dut died in the craab 1 Rcmcmbc.r. "hlt· man" Harold R. Mctcalt wa• sitti ng ncar food·gallcy.
19. THI! F. B. I. I After the crasb we !lll1dc public lttatementsll!Bt 200 F. B.I. and i>.I.A.
p.:oplc, .refusing to show their credenti als, had to.ken over the crnsh s.it c, cofnddcnt with the c.ra.ah or jus t
Ahorrly bc(orc . We were called "Ua.r". Thrua on Juno 13. 1973, O'lat nna.n 9f the
Transponatton Safety Board, told the House Activities Subcom t nec. at e sent o etter to
the country ro bribe dc!cndanta and in th..: bUlQrlng case . She want ed out.
Mrs. Hunt wa s on the W3)' to a r range to take hc:r money out ot tJ1e country, possibl y Costa
RJca ( VeJco ) , tbrougb Hta.rot d C. Caclstead, whose wile was Mrs. Hunt's coust n . Cadstead doce occounc-
ing and rox wor k. !or mobster own''d businesses t n the area. He operates t wo Holiday Inn motel&
in Ollcugo' s south J.74th & Torrence, L::msJng, Ill.; at 17lttt & Halsted, Hnrvey, Ill .
Ca.rhttcnd' B mot el on Torrc.nco 18 a favorite hong uut !or gungstcrs ond dope tro..t!lckcrs such as "Cool"
Freddie Smith, Grovc.r & rnes, 11J1d the l ate S.1m DcStei:tno. to no.mc o few. Mrs. Hunt had
(n) $10.000 In W'll.nlcea.hlc cash. (b) $40,000 In so-called "Barker" bills, traceable t o WMergat e s py
Bernard Barker , and (c) upwuds ot 2 MJllion Dollars in America n £x.prcaR money1ordcrs, tr.:avclcra
dtcc.ka, and pori:oJ money orders. (Testimony before the N. T . S.D., June: 13· 1..J. 1973 ) . Corlstcuu.l
issued a take " cover " story tl1at had (onl y) ten t housand dollars-- -a story .l!lwallowcd by the estabUahment
press.
Mrs . Hunt got on !light 553 wlth Michele Cl ark, CDS network newswoman, gotnt-t to do exclusive
story on Wutergote , Mrs . Hun[ , Mitchell, story could have Nb;on nt tlle time.
Ms ao.n: had lots of ins ight into the IJuggiug anti cover -up through her bvy!rl clld, a C.I. A. opcr:t.Uve. In
the summer ot 1972, prior t o any major revel a11ons of Watergate, Ms Clad:. tried t o pl.ck the b.ra.ins ot
Oltcogo Congrcssm311 George Co Ulna, r eprdlng the bugging of the: Oc.mocralic headquaner s . (Tc&clmony
6/14/73, of Cong. Collin• ' public relotlons director ) .
Altc.r the cra.ah, Mi chele Cluk' a employer , COS network r\cws. ordered ;md demanded that tier
body be cr em:tt ed-- -posslbly to conceal foul pluy.
Aloo on the plane were •l or more people who knew about a l abor unton that hutl gtn!n a hu ge
" donation" to CREEP to hcud-ofl an Indi ctment ot 11 0 1l cago labor hc.K>j)um.(martor curn•ntly being •
investigated by the Committee).
For mnny yca.rs, lJke clockwork, one Oll ca.Jtoan went to WaBhi ngton on MomL1y and bock
F rtday aft ernoon on fiight 553 or its equivalent! Lawrtmce T . 0 ' Connor . Apt. 5C, 999 N. Loke Shore
Ortve. Orlcago. On Fritby, Occ:. 8, 1972. he rt!'Celvcd 1 call from aomconc he knows in t11c v-111u: House:: ,
t elling him not to take filght 553 bu[ t o go instcnd to o spca tal mc..•t:t.lng.
Also getting on Olgbt 553 was a "hi t-man". f)Jrwlng Mr s. Hunt nnd other s, and going under the
"cover " of being a top Na.rcot:lcs ofli chti with DALE (OnJg N1usc Low 11nforcemcnr). He used the name •
Harol d R. Mct colt . He is an unusual "rut r c" : he works dl..rcctly !or Nixon . Mt:1i.::1JC toltJ the pilot he wos
pDck.lng a. and so Mctc4lf was atjstgned scat D· i 7, ncar the st cwnrdeswcss jump s cm and nlso ncu the
!ood galley and t11e rear door. After the cras h, he walked out or the cra.ckcd open tu.sclnge weorlng u•
jumpsuJt. A former MiUt a.ry lntcll lgcncc investigator, who us ed hi !I crcdcntio.ls t o get Jnto t11c crash t l[c.
i dcntlfied t11c person posing us" Harold Metcalf' 311 a11 overseas CIA p.1rachute spy . (Tcsrtmony, N.T .S. D.,
6/J4/13 ). Also see Metcalf's statement about being a "narc" :tnd his gun. (N,T . S.D. Docket SA- -1 35,
ExhibJt 6 B. p. 17, surviving p:l.Saengcr statements ). Mt.1.calt evidently SUI)C["Yilled ccnaln foul play.
possibly cyanUlc , directed at cenfll n passengers, OOt. he didn' t know of the over aiL One ot our staff
investigators confronted Metcalf about a week nftcr the crosh . •
(a) Mctca.l!. supposodly 1\ s;ovcr nmcnt no.rcotictl blg!Jhot , knows nothfnM uhour dope.
(b) In respons e to our question "DJd you know tllu plane was snbotogcd7", he blurted .out ho.Jl o
sentence " IT was not suppoocd t o •. .•• . ", turning purple, he t11en lei\ tlte r oom .
dnublc
Evi dently, he wa..s a. •\ cut-out, an espionage tc:m1 tor .111 oper ative robe hi mself clJmlnated by
someone else. Hi s survival was an oversight. (Tcsdmony. N. T . S.D. , 6/13-U/73 ).
t 2. T HE PLANE. I To do o proper job in a:abowglng tt plarEJ you have to know i ts weakne•sea. This
pan.J.culur Boeing 737, N9031 U, h:ad chronic t r ouble, in the month prec<..-dlng the crasb, with lts Captain' a •
nlrtrneter and i t s ll.l.r d3.t a computer---two of the most impon ant Jnat rumcntd on the plane. (N. T . S. D. ,
Docket SA- 435 , Exhibits llA, 113, lJ C, ma.imcnancc data ) . The Captain's llhi mctcr
1
lor example, mull
oper.1to at 28 volts D. C . (UX"hibit 9C, page 7 ). An Jncreaoe in amprrcage or vol tage 1ri the:
syst em would cause the Ins t rument s to malfunction.
The plane was delayed Jn departure by about 1 0 to 15 minutes. Enough t l.me for a &ki lled penon
t o atrip down the bus bar at a certain polnt :md lmna.U a dcvtcc:: that shona out upon descent . The govern -
own records show the later manllestatJon ot thl a. In the las t 15 minutes o! fitgbt. clrcuJt breakers
beg4n popping in t he cockpi t , caust ng the tail flight recorder. the ::air data computer, and otl!cr Instrument s
to shon out . The transcri pt uf t11c sole s urviving record, th:c u:tpc ot the Cockput Voi ce Recorder, thows
this from the Intra-Cockpit discussion . (C:xhibJt 12A ).
0\pt.: "Sounds to me a ci rcuit breaker , pcrhnpR". 2nd Officer:
1
' Hah?" Un.idcnrJllod
(dclel cd, probabl y by FBI). Capt , :"Yeah, l just meant , 1 thought you' d better cl1eck ever ything. d.ll . "
(N,T'. S .D. , Exhibit 12A, p. 7. t r anscript.) TI1c Cockpit Voice Recorder, when found wns turnt..-d over to
-2·
the Fill, tho.t: (n) never i.n Uvtng memory Jwd the Ji'O! acted as Jn the Oigln 553 crash. Reed said SO
FDI o.gents caOle Into ti. crash zone short l y altc.r Lhe crash; (b) oue f'Ul DJ:('!Ht proccctJed into Midway
Control Tower and t ook over the tape r elating t o flight 553, without asking (c) Before the
N.T .S .B. investigators could do so, the FDI condueted 26 interviews, lnclucUng of aurvivlna Wght
au cnda.nta . The FID interviews were-completed will11n 20 hours of Lhc cr:uh.
For 6 months, they clolmcd \\'C were llara when we said 200 P'm o.nd OIA were 1n the cra.sh alte
coJncldt:nt with the cr::ash. Now they SO were there. Witnesses Uvl ng n tllc crash zone tell us that
the FBI types were dlcre before the !ire dcpa.rtmcnt . (TI1e Fire Dept. responded wlthln one ml n\ltC After,_
the cra.oh . I::x.htbtt 6 E. , page 1. ) 'T11c PW kept o mclllcal team Ol!l' or the ct'D!h zone, altltough one
member of lhe team said ll u heft rd someone Jn the plane cr n.sh scr eaming. (Testimony of!ercd, N. T .S. 0.,
re·opcncd hcorlngs, 6/ 13·H /7i).
Ito. THU ROOOERY . I ln-Olgllt or post·cro.oh. • hlgltly sopblst lc>t ed 4lrplonc robbc.ry gang.
never in ten years ot opcrut.ion, c11me int o the possessi on ot (a) the Mlu:h eU documcnte and (b)
Mrs. Hunt' s valuables. Knowr1 as the jusepb Sa.rc1ll mob. they "'Cr e ar rested on or o.bout j anuAry 12,
1973, for :another. unrelated in-flight plnnc r obbery. (U. S. Magistr.u.c ll.11og's records, 72--41, U. S.
CounHousc, OUcago .) 1l1cy o.rc: made up of fom1er aircraft technici ans and "fences" . those.! who ,..
hantUc atoJcn J{OOds. The CD9C put together hy Nlxon' s St dkc Force In Olica.go, who tUdn't know that
thei r star witness also a &tat! i nvCstigntor oJ ours: Alex J. Jr. A few a.!tc r hC tiUrlaccd,
s itting at the N. T .S.D. hcnrtngs. liH: week. of F{'_b, 27, .1973, with Sk?,\H:ick, (ederal
sei zed Oottos, without the formulity o! o. hearing. rr t a.l, or convlclion, Ol.llt\_him Into a so-ca.llcti tctieral
Pri son Hospit al , Springfield, Missouri, a. ma "<imum securit y dungeon. Jack it a, a
polltical prison. (O:licago o.illy News, -l./ 9/73 ). Demos was rel eased by public clamor, Ln Ottcago and
elsewhere, incluillng plc.Jtettng In front of AJr Ltnes offices, downtown Cottoli had b<..-cn
kept falsely imprisoned for 40 cbys. The Str1kc ForctJ wa.a (ca.dul their   against SarciU ' ct &1 ., would
olso extend to W.o. tcrgru.e.
DottuPJ ru1d a !rJ.end of his. Joseph Zalc, both of Gary. lntU. ann, hod lnfi lt r;u:ed the Sa.rel11 n1oQ.
and purported to be t heir " fences". Doth saw s.:amplcs ot t11e items Mtolcn from night 553. The
wall[Cd both s ilenced so Llu.!y could not rcsti!y at the re-OI>CI•ed crash investigation June 13-14, 1973. ZA.lc
was indicted on a frame-up t ho day before the heat1nga. Uoth bravely cnn1e to the N.T.S. O. hca.rtng&,
13, 1973--·Bottos, in Q buUct-proo! vest, :md Zoi c, fe arful ol hcing at any momem,
The: Slrlke Force' s own documents shows Oouoa inliltr31cd Ll1e So.rclll mob. (Magis trate rec. 72- 41)
The StrUco Force, however, Uld nor w:uu thct.r star witness going 3tound saying the same mob a lso was :
Invol ved wtlh OJght 553. The Dlght 5SJ valuables , connected to Waterg-ate, h:tvc now apparently been
"(cnced" !or tl.bou.t Five MillJon Dollars. Who 00uStllt7 NiXon? Mi t chell?
I.Jt . T HG COVER UP. I Note this chronology:
(o) 9, 19?2, unc dAy alter llw crash, White House aJ.dc BgU (!Atd) Krogh , jc .. ulso
involved in the EUsbcrg burglary ca per, was 3ppolmcd of Tron8portation, supcrvhJlng iju:
Ntltion4} Transportation Sa.Jcty Ooa.rd and the Federal Avtntlon Admtnist:ro.[JOn, t wo agencie s auppoacdl y •
gotng t o "inveStigate" the c r ash of fli ght 553.
b .) December 19, 1972, White liousc deputy o.aslGtant to Nixon, and sccrL'tary t o the C.blnct,
Alexander P. &tterticld, Ia appoint ed the new heat! ot t11c P. A. A. B.ttterfle ld, 31\ 3.l c lorce officer (or 20
ycua. w• s also ClA-ovl a:lon Uawon. (see, !or cxamplo. Jack: Anderson' • column, DllJly News,
518173
) .(c) Dwi"ht L . Oonploo. l"lxooo'• DIJ[>Oinlmcnt •ecrctary. become. . O.vc weeks ofter tlo<- crosh,
a top wc:ccutlve wt th United AJr Li nea, nt thei r home office t n Chtcngo. Otaptn hn..s 110 pn.!vlous busi ness
cxper t unce. At the original c r Q.Sh hearings In Feb., 1973, he Lh t"Catcued media peoph.: witJt rcpdsnl• tf they
me ntioned sabotage; r eprisal& as using Oay Wh1tehcu<J. Nixon' a communications czar , to seck. the
break · ur or l11 c networ ks on anti r n a:>t charges.
(d) Even before tllC: Hert>crt W. Kal mbach. Nixon's rcrsonal anorney, h3S been the luwycr
for United Air Unes dnd Mar riot Corp . . whi d1 has an ai rplane fooO servi ce !or :s..t r Jlncd.
12. The original N.T. S. B. hearings on 1he 553 crash stnncd Fcb.27, 1973. \\hen tJ1ey rclut.cd
 
ILLS i HE Tho estobllshmcm mcdiu has Ucc.l about the crash of !lJght SS3 from the
begiruling. cvt:.ra 0 11: est abJtshmcnt pnpcrs, rudlo, a. ncl TV, told a moustruus llo: Lhll t w\l had no
documentation a[ t11c r c · oponed hea ri ngs. Some.! s mall er r1.1.tllo and TV stations have prescutcd u mor e tal r
pro
:m1 The highest level of the fedcra.l s;ovcrnmcnt, lncludlug hnd an l mcreat In the
murc.Jcr o r&. E. Howard Hunt ond the other.\Ya.l crga.tc people on the p1a.ne, His Strlkc tried to
       
fllght 553.
t he crash  
Shennan H. Skol nick, dulJcmun , 9800 So. Olh.:UJ.,'O. 111. 606i7. (312) 787-8220.
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ADL>ri !():\.\L "Ill'-:
FRAME · UP OF WITNESS IN W<\TERGATE PLANE CRASH ROBBERY
Federal government eftort s h> jail on a frame up. the wltneu lr. t.'\e Watergatr
crash robbery .. \lex j. BNt n<J suf1ered declsi"C' defeat. On July 2"' 1Q7J, a tederal
!ur ) Jh Ben\1. Lndi.1.na, delivered a Atlngtng to fede.-nl efforts to dtscr edlt suppress
Hon.,).S, (n h!l'l)!o th31l a hnJf -)10\.IT .>f cich.bctRtiOOS afte- r the JUr}' Willi l odl;tod US), fOllOWing tl. O:IC Y.'eCk
tr1tl. the: federal J.1rv came back wttn a '" .. •rd.it..t '>f U'lr.ocer.t ef all fcder:.zl C" r t m\nal c.h arres.
The ngninst that he tmoersuntUt!d u, FBI o.genr. are an outgt'Owtn ot
ro r;top hk!l of c. rime activities i.n Cl11cago •pd Non.h 1Yest lndi.1na. Ou.rt ng
tri.ll. two FSI perjured them selvr.• in Aftcmpt lng to frame Bntt.llt . One of the government 11
formet key Ronald E. Wheeler.   that the PBJ us ed t.hrcau t o try to Whet'Jt.-r
to testify Bouo.s . The government's c.a.se IJlew up when the federal prosecutor uid Wheeler
s.tgned • 3worn as.serting thJt Bottos claimed he wu a .spt-ct411ederal agc•.t·· ·and then
r::o1.1ld not produce a copy of the su:tement . Sherman H. Skolnick. head of a watchdog group
quarterc:d ln Ch\cago 10aid corrupt local , Btatc , and federal offh:la! s h, the Mldwe»t tried to gang
up on Dent?!' t o block lnquiq into crhne syndi cate to ptiDHc. off1.ce holden. Last March, the
fnme ·up tnten.sLtrted when Bonos made pu..bU.¢ etatemeots t.tii.t': a en me ey11d1eatC• gtoup was i nvOlved
wtth the robbery llnd of the Watergate plane .
In the courae or his work, behind the scenes. in a.ssisting the Otlzen's Committee to Clean
Up the Couns, headed by Sk\llnick, and the l":onhwe.tcc llldiana Commlillon, Bottoa last {all
tnfUtrated the Joseph Sa.relll air pi racy fiC&ng. That gang has gone unpunished for more than a decade.
Bonos crat.ked their !lhicld regarding a 0 1itago t o Mll>Yaukce in·Oight air ple.ne robbery of August.
1972. He turned them over to Ntxon's "elltc" Chlcago Suike Force. In March, l973, Bonos
s urfaced as o long·tlme volunteer stnff member oC"Skol.ni ck's watchdog 1n s o doing. Dottos

ChJcagol
1
a Mldwny Airport, kiJHns; W::uerJ:ratc payo(f woman Mrs . E.Howard Hunt and 10 others
In one way or Mother wlth the Nlxon oper:u:lon .
\-then Lhe Strl.ke For ce found out thnt thelr star Wttness, Alex Bono&. was talk*ng about the
SuelU gang belng a.lso involved in Waterg:ltC, l\:ixon'a pr osecutors began dnggtng
their feet. They a::iW'io it that Bouos was sent b. at March to :1 max.lmum security federaJ prisoo
for -&0 days, as a r eprisal. wl\hout a trial or legal fonn.Ulty. Recently, Bonos bTought a fa1se
imprisonment sult , stat ing he wu jaHed because of his eyewitness t estimony about the valuabl es
stolen l.rom the Watergalc plane.
n..rJng the Nat ional Transport4tion Safety Ooard heari ngs In Olicago, June 13· 1-4, 1973. on
the Midway crash, Bon os and four other witnesses tCRttlicd in Skolntck'G presentation ,
including 1300 paJtCS of government records, showing there was sabot age, robbery. and murder
involved In t he Watc.rgate plane cr uh. Skol ni ck, In confronting the N.T .S.D. who dJd nCK know he
had the recorda, aa.id he was proud t o admit his group stole the entire go\'ornmcnt Midway crash
Clle. He caUcd it "a patriotic rlp·o!f ' .
Another one of t he wHnesscs, Joseph Zale, of Gory, lndian:t, Oottoa' au*stant, w11 a indict ed
on almtla.rly trumped up feder.ll chargee the day the N.T .S.B. hearlniS· StUl another eye·
witness, Wtlllwn J. Simonin! , ,.f Pab.tlnc, UUnols, .1 rettrcd aviation ex pen, told how the FBl was
tormenting hJm and his Camlly ever since they found ou.t he saw the Watergate plane shortly befor e
tlle cruh. Slmonlnl said the FBI Wll!l tormenting him day and night. Both of hit eona, under 30,
have been imprisoned on a dope frame·Ufl, Simonlni aa.id. "They have alwaye been good boys-....
how could this happen 1! the government wasn't corrupt 1n trying t o cover -up thte plane crash'',
Stmonlnl added . He saJd h..ls sons were being kept ln a'hell · holc': Hl s efforte to tree them have so
far been unsuccessful .
Jn a ra.re public sta..tement, April 23, 1973, Elmer }acobtcn, operar.lng director of the
Northwest lncU311a Crizne: Comml:u1lon, demanded a Congressional iavc.artgatloa of t he falee imprison·
mcnt ot Doaos o..nd the handling o! the Suclll c:uc by the St rike Force. SkohtJc.k uJd 01 Congre ssi onal
committee Ia l.nteres tcd in his heavily documented presentati on la9t June before the N.T .S.B. "The
Sa.tety Bou d ore N1.x.on' s puppets· · -Uk.c the Warr en Commtsston, they wUI ignore, or'l oad , 11
necessary, their own records , tn order to be able tn continue saying the Watergate plane cr ash was
an 'accident' " ., Skolnick added .
ln response to .:1. letter inquJrlng whether the Senate Wat ergat e Committee wa.s 1nterested
in tho \i'otergAtc plane crash, Olairman S4JD J. Ervin, Jr . , May 26, 1973, in a l ette.r addreaaed t o
Skolnick nnd atgned by Ervin, saJd his Semue CommJtteo "is powerless to ioveetlgate the matter
referred to io your letter" . Skolnick aa.J.d the Ervin rcsponae 13 "J)U%.tllng. Aio they part of a slick
cover · up alto 7"
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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFI!TY BOARD' S FINAL REPORT
The N.T .S-B.'al!nal report on OJght 553 waa adopted August 29 and lsouod September 28,
1973. Tholr cllairmon)ohn 1\A>od would not s ign tho ropon. (Nl'SB-AAR- 73-16, page 34.) RA>cd
was tJ1e one th4t compl .:t.lncd to a Cong-ressfona..l commJnec about the FBl being in the crash zone
taking over, wJthout apparent authority, the NTSB a.lrerash tnvcst:lgadon. (Hearings, 6/13/73,
Government Activities Subcomminae of the House Government Operations Committee. Cong.Jack
Brooks, o!Tcx.llS, Js d 1a.lcman of the comm.lnec thll hC4rd Reed.)
The N.T .S.D •• ln their final repon, tried to cove.r ·up several things Skol blck' s group
uncovered from the government file: (1) thllt the outer maTk.er went off as 553 approached and
\hen went on agl.\ln after it crashed, (2) th4.t both airport towers, Midway and O' Hare, misdirect ed
553, nnd tho.t Mldwo.y steered a. small. propeller ddven p.lll.ne right in front of (3) that there
wAS massive elcct rlell.l failure i n the cockpit.
To cover lhts up, the N. T.S.IJ. !alsltt ed thet r own recor ds . They cho.nged tt enf'Ln the
tiOle surviving r ecord, the trmscrlpt ot the Cock·pit Voice Reeorde.r (Dock.ct SA·43S, Exhibit 12A,
pogo 8, !alsUied on page 44 of their flno.l report). Fino.! report, pogo 48, baa f4laely Inserted
"StD.n of first aound ot first serles ot Kcdz1e outer marker beacon tonea." No auch thing ts 1n their
Exhibit i2A. 11·12. No such thing to to tbctr Approach record. Exhtb1l
3-F. Yet , Appendix G o! tl10ir fino.! ropon •cpcats tho froudulcnt Item Inserted In Appendix F. page

The tlnol rcpon adds £en seconds (300 feet per second for 553, In other words 3, 000 feet). to
the time sequence, so as to make the propeller pl 31le seem fun.ber away trom 553.(Flnal report.
page;: 46. us compared t o Exhibit 12A, p.:tgea 9· 10.) l n aH, the tlnal repo.rt fo.l elt1ed t en time
sequence items on their J>.l.gc 46. They say that the ent i re correlation o1 the time eequence stems
from the t ime 553 s:upposed.ly crossed the outer mo.rkcr. Since the out er mar ker was ott the olr,
their entice sequl!ncc in their ! inal report i s a fraud. ( Finll.l r eport, page 8.) They omit tlle !oct
that on undisputed ground eyewitness tcstiflcd that the plane had drifted 14 blocks to the dght of t he
outer marker. (Tcatimony of SlmonlnJ. , N. T .S.D. hca.rt ngs June 13, 1973.) Tho aupe.r·dupcr rodo..r
watching 553 ts supposed to nOt ice tf the plane l.a 50 yards off the outer ma.rkerh553 was 14 blocks.
SOME THINGS THll PUDUC CAN DO:
ARRANGE DISCUSSIONS IN YOUR ARI!A OP THE EPISODE OF FLIGIIT 553. HAVll SKOLNICK
AND BO'I'TOS SPEAK AT YOUR LOCAL COLLEGE OR COMMUNrTY GROUP.
WRITE CONGRESSMAN jACK BROOKS, U. S, CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D.C. , URGING HIM
AND ms COMMITTEE TO PROCEED WITH HEARINGS ON THE 553 CRASH. IllS STAFF HAS
EXPRESSED GREAT INTEREST IN OUR DOCUMllNI' ATJON.
DEMAND THAT UNITED AIR UNllS EXPLAIN THEIR ROLE IN CONOONI.NG THll SABO'TAGE,
1\0DBllRY, and MURDER.
The mnss mcdlo. used t he Snfet.y llo11rd•a press reJense on their tlnol .report wlthout bot:hertng
to check 1t out. The media was not Interested (with a. t n the troudulent It ems -
tlle N.T . S. B. inserted t.n their flnol re('IOn.
The N.T .S.D. was a sort of Warren Comml seton. While the Salety Board was atlllln scaston
80me very bra.ve clllzcns ripped ofi U'c.ir cutlrc !llc and ·l.hrew It , ao t o spca.k, into the lace of the
Safety Bo:a.rd when they re·opened their hearings j une 13, 1973. U the Sa..fety Boo.rd had known tha.c
SkolnJck' a group had the entire 553 cra..ah fil e, no doubt the N. T. S. B. would not have re-opened
the hculnga . The N.T .S.D • • WlUke the W.uren Commi ssion, cannot now succeed 1n locking up
their Tecords for 75 years to keep the public from knowing the truth.
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SOME BACKGROUND:
The episode of flight 553 iiWOivec..lthc cc of t."\\e tS of both (actio s or levels.
locked 1n a death sti\Jggle (or contro) o! (he Unhed States: (l) lhc Nlxon·ma.Ua clement ln the
QA group and (2) the Rockefeller lnternaUonal UJ ..nk.crs • surcr
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clhl11a Mectlon in the OA·
..:UuncU on Foreign Rchuions. believe Nixon was formerly one of Rock.c!ellct"'s peop\e but
ho.d a lulling OUt with them. The Qln8C Manhott an Dank 18 tht: larfZCSt sh::u"ChoJdL:r or Inc. •
holding company whtch owns: Unit ed Ai r Lines. Thnr bunk, ln turn, Is owned. princlpall)'.
b} 0:\\"Jd onU lt{,d:cfclle r , aull U. S . Senator Om.rlt:-8 Percy of Ullno)lS.
Nixon had p)d m..>tlvc for the ck:mlse of nt lc.!lst a UO:ten pc:rttons who boarded Rot:ke£cllcr's
FUght 553 that Frid.l y, December 8. tt>72. Since both warring factioutt. ur levels. were
In I hat cp,sodc, oll 11i d&.:b want ed t he true h:1ppcntnga of th AL U.Sy to l>C hushed up. lt
"'as \1 cover· up worthy of' Cl:amplu.
Lute t r. May. 1973. United Au Ltnctt :tR!I'cd the National Trwsportation Sult·ty Doard to
te"'pcn tbelr hearings on the Mh_ hvav cra-sh . ln so doing. Unit ed said Skolnick' s Krvup had no
proof or cvtdonee. Several t-atrtlcr. unknown to l:Jnltcd.. Sk.oinlck' rctsc3.ct.h .group had
llbcrott.-d, or rippcc.l off, the entire MJdway crWfh, tile, weU ovcT o 1, 000 pel(('S. ot
tbcumenta, picture s. and exhibits. Prior to the rc · opcninl! of the: N.T .S.D. hcarluJ{S. howc:vc:r.
Skolnick had made no public suuenlcnt referr ing to the government's documants. Hence . UnllL"ti,
the N.T .S. DHond m3lly In the ma3s media. wrongly assume d rhat Skolnick had only scconcbry
datB. As the hcadngs opened on June 13, 1973, ln Ollcago. Skolni ck o.nlvcd, suhpot:naed to be:
thoro, ond s urpri sed the Safc:ty Ooa.rt.l hy opening several o! hts eu.ttco.ZJ cs contai ning the entire
KOVemment !He. He said i! they cUd.n' t like the ract that hi s group hod liberated the file. they
could prosecute him. For two !uU days. he and Alex J. llottos. nnd four
prcoantcd a documented showing o! sahotav,e . .some of whi ch hi summotlzed on Lhi!l shccl. (SCc
otbL!r side). Bottos an.J another wltnCflfl testified :iliout the fttolen !rnm flight
The response of tho cRtu.bltshmcnt news medla:
1. COS news ha.d a crew of their people thoce covering the two day heortngs around the clock.
Un lc U anything of It went on tJre aJr. ens wu.s primarily coucctnt.-d to lind out lmmcd.latcly
Skolnick' s charge tb1r COS ordered the crcm:ulon of their reporter' s body. Michele C13Ik, following
the 553
2. Rolling Stone ha.d one of thetr writers there "'ho spent about two weeks tntcrvlcwl ng
Sk..ol ntck ami Bonos. 11131 writer's story appeared 9/13/73, omitting 4lmost aU [he facts
prcaemcd on June 13, 14, 1973. w1 d oonalstlng mostl y oro series of jukc: 9 about a pizZ3 pic the
wetter and Skolnick ntc y,fiJle tho writer was en Sk.olni ck' H home.
3. Argosy Mngo.zlne hod u lengthy 5toryThcy hml nof bothered w itllCl"VICw anyone on the tJta.lf
or Skolnick' s Com mince including Skulnick. Argosy's story dcnh primarily wtth the cynntde IAsue.
They hod the other side of thi s fact s hct:t bul used none of it. TI1c catu..: Cor sabotage, robbery, 11nd
murder, docs not stand or fall on the i9suc nrhic.h Is much In dispute . Some toxtcologhu
state tbut the pUot , a..cCQrdlng to N. T . S. D. records, h3d four tLmcs as much cyanide ln body
thlln necessary to kill htm-··much more t.han he could have: gotten l.rom an :llr crash fire. (111e
flgurca show 3.9 micrograms per mllli11ter. Exhibit 6-A, attachment 3. p3gc 8. Docb.>t
SA·43S, Nattonal Tra.nsponat lon Saft:ty Oonrd.) Argosy' s story was 10/73.
4 . The Chicago Tribune's s1ory. by thei r reporter Tom ll.lck. W3.1 turned ln before tlle N.T .S.D.
hearings began. June 13, 1973. It said "No documcut:uion was produced to substantiate the chargee
modo by Sherman Skolnick" (Ollcago Tribune. 6/ 14{73). 1300 of documcms were
spr ead out on a tn.blc ut wh1eh Skolnick cmd Dottos wer e sitting. The T ribune conveniently used a.
picture omi tting t he table. Stmllu ..r       ran in tl1c New York the Wushln),'10n Post.
o.nd the Chicago Sun· Times. Asuoclnted Press, to t heir credit. ran 4 story on the nmtonAI wl rc
#!tOting tho..t Skol nick presented u. hcovUy documented case before tile Safety Uoard . Evident ly. the
major newspapers, radio, o.nd TV, did not: see f_tt to run tile AP story.
It should come as no surprise that the Rocke!ellers own J 7% of CBS. have a major Interest
ln RCA. a.nd own substantial interests 1n m:111y ln the mass media.
5. Skolnick li..t the June 13, 14. 197.llc:uings was ukcd by United' a l3wyer whether Skolnick. h4d
proot thot United' a president penonaUy murdered or ordered murdcrc:d, Mrs. Hunt and the others.
Skol ni ck responded tbot it woa ba..sJca..l..ly a stupid question, 4.Dd that be could obviously not hove
penct..ra.r:cd a situation to know whether the company president pcraonolly was involved. However,
Skolnick. said that the United otOclola, including fo rmer White House nidc Dwtght Olapln, panlclpa.ted
In the cover-up. It ts now known thllt United's prcsJdent , Edward Ca.dson, met with Nixon. both
publicly and privately on March 3, 1973, t.hc day after the original N. T.S.B. hearings on the Midway
crash. (The original hca.rlngs were from February 27 to March 2, 1973. ) The mass medin
trumpeted "Skolnick says he h11s no proof' · · they omitted the rest of his sentence, thllt: he hns no
proof t11At Carlson pcrsono.Uy murdered anyone on the pla.nc.

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facts about the s abotage, r obber y, and mur der
invofved in the crash of flight 553, by sending a
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9800So . Ogl esby, Chi cago, Ill. 60617
(312) 787-8220 (312) 375-5741.
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JULY 5, 1970
Sherman Skolnick. Chicago legal rescarclu.r wlw that docn·
mcnts in the National Arrhivr.-s will prove Lcr Oswald didn 't
act alone in l<illing
By EVART 1\LIMINE
A blaek former $(!cret Service agc!1t was r<!i lr.-:a.-led to
jail. because he tried t o tell the Warre n Comnusswn some
uncomfortable truths about the assassinatiOn of Pres1dent
Kennedv.
The agent "'" ' Abraham Bold·
en, now on parQlc a!ter scn•ing
3D monl h> :n prison o n apparcr, l·
ly trumped-up char ges involving
the ot information to
counterfeiters.
Bolden h<>d wanted to tell
Warre n Commission in 1964 that
he lmcw of a plot to kiU the
P resident not i n Dallas on Nov.
22 1963. but in Chicago during
a 'rootball game on Nov. 2 of
that year.
The story surfaced recentl v
when Sherman Skolnlck, a priVate
legal researcher whose
tions of corruption already have
lr·rl to the r esignation of two
Jllinoi ' judge,, s ued the Nat ional
\ rl'ili\:CS Washi ngton, charg·
it witb with holding docu-
ment• to the Chicago plot
.,n .TFK's life.
Excc.,...t for ever-so-brief men-
tion. thr story has not appeared
in t he- daily press.
Skolnicl<. a cripple confined to
a wh eclrhn ir. says he has C\'i-
dcnte to a Chicago pl ot
  Ken nedy which goes un-
ffiL'tHioned 1n t he now-battered
W ,tiTt'll Report
whl7. Skolnick is trying ·to
get Lyndon Johnson to testify
about certain misg ivings thr ex·
pr.,sident nbout t.he War·
r en Report, hoping ·t o throw more
li ght on the possibility of Oswald
h:aving one or _!nore acromullrrs.
HAS NOT APPEARED
IN THE DAILY PRESS
He charges that Kennedy was
su pposed Lo be assassinated in
Chicago rbu t the plot was sh1ftcd
t" Dall as when the Pres ident
cancelled his trip to Illinois be·
cause of a cold.
The plot is linked not only
to Lee Harvey Oswald but a man
named Arthur Vallee,
now 37. unknown,
described as closely resembling
Oswald.
Several ot hrr private research-
ers into t he Kennedy assassination
have uncovered evidence o f a
" second Oswald" seen here and
there in the U.S. while the real
Oswal d was known to be in Mex-
ko.
Skolnick says he has uncover·
cd a ma.s of evidence, leading
not only to cer t ainty af a Chi-
cago plot but a confusing mass
of leads pointing ·10 apparent
.:omplidty of the FBI , the Se-
cret Service, Chicago judges and
tiLe man who in 1969 Jed the
I'Oid that killed Black Panther
leaders F r ed Hampton and Mark
Clark in Chicago.
On Nov. 2, 1003, Thomas Vallee
was stopped aod charged with a
minor traffic violation one hour
before .TFK's proposed arrival in
Chicago t he never showed u p ).
The FB[ i mmediately entered
the case and in its report linked
Vall ee with an aborted as'3ssina-
tion plot. Three FBI dncuments
pertaining to this now are lock-
ed in the National Archives.
The documents reveal t hat !he
witness against Vallee was Dav1d
Groth, who nl the tinw was not
referred to as a policeman, nor
wus h e the man who arrested
Vallee.
Las t December, t his s ame
Groth, now a in the
illinois State's Attorney's Police,
led the assault on Panther Ilamp·
ton's apartment, where a small
arsenal was uncover ed.
That raid led not onl,v to l io•HJI ·
ton 's and Clark's death by gun-
NATIO NA l 1'Ai ll!R
PAGE 7
LIN
nd OSWALD'
JFK MURDER
t;dward llanrahan, t hen a U.S.
Attor·n ey. helped send Halden up
t he river on allegedly trumiJCd·up
char·ges,
fire. but a rebuke of ·both t he
S tate's Attorney' s l>Dlice and
segments ol the Chicago Police
Departm<mt when a federal grand
jury fai led to indict tho ourviving
Panthers who were in the apart-
ment.
The raid was organized •by
State's Attorney Edward Hanra-
han. who defended the actions ot
his raiders right up to the mo·
mcnt the grand j ury slapped them
down.
In 196·1. Hanrahan was U.S.
Att or ne,1· for Northern Ill inois.
It w:.s to Hanmhan's offi ce
that Agent Bolden was escor ted
on May 18, 1964, t he day after
Bolden tried to talk wit h the
Chid Counsel ot the Warren
Commission, J . Lee Rankin. Bold·
en was thwarted by h is Secret
Ser\•ice oosses.
Ordered back to Chicago on a
pretext. Bolden was told b.' ·
Han rahan that he, Bolden. was
under indictment for .selli ng e\' i·
dencc to counterfeiters.
In his lirst trial, Bolden got a
hung jury; but i n his second
tri al. two counterfeiters who were
police informers were hfound··
who testified against him. Bolden
got a si x·year sentence.
But in thei r o wn trial. the
counterfeiters admitted they lied
n,t!ainst Bolden.
When Skolnick's charge.. broke
so me weeks ago, Bolden - now
out on parole - was called in
by his probation ad visor and told
to keep his mouth shut or go
to prison.
Skolnick says that Bolden knew
about the Chicago p lot o 11 JFK,
and that one of .the hidden d oc·
umen ts proves l'l>e Secret Service
had Thomas Vallee under s ur-
veillance before Nov. 2, 1963,
knew that he was linked to Lee
Harvey Oswal d and at least two
other men.
Skolnick al so says that Val lee's
car, bearing New Yor k li cense
plate 311 ORF, was " linked ol'
to Lee Harvey Os·
wald."
Attempts by a Chicago TV sta·
tion to trace the plates turned
up an FBI "freeze" on this vital
information. Others who ·hav e
t ried t o learn a'bout these license
plates have ·hnd sudden thr eaten-
ing visits from the FBI, accord·
ing to Skolnick.
Bolden has cropped up ln the
JFK murder enigma b ef ore. News
;tories shor Uy after the assassin·
alion carried hi.s charges that
certain Secret Service men in
charge or Kennedy's safety were
drunk in Chicago.
Black Panther Fred Hampton
was his death in 1969 linked to
JFK's :-oi:x years earlier?
But what he evidently wanted
to tell the Warren Commission
was that some agents were
racists who hated the P resident
because o! his strong stand in
f avor of civil rights.
The fact that the same con-
troversial offi ce holders were in-
volved in the official gagging o(
Agent Bolden. and the raid which
six years later took the lives of
t wo Black Panther leaders, sug-
gest s to that strong
racism in high is in the
Former Secro t Service Agent ,\fl.
r-aham Holden has hcen officially
silr.w:etl in his to tell
what ho knows about the plot
tn ki ll ,JFK.
saddl e.
The fu ll story is not yet out,
and may never be. Many other
attempts to pr y some o! tho
truth out of covernmcnt offi·
ciah; :lnd t he National Archives
h ave pr oved fut ile.
But with even Lyndon Johnson
now saying that the Warren Com-
mission didn 't do a complete job
investigating h i s predecessor's
deat h, maybe t he truth abou t the
assassinat.ion wi ll fi nally leak ou'
a li ttle at a tirr.e.
IS
J. Th'" Symbionese LiberatioJ . Army, S L A, is made up pri marily of
government - paid agent provocateurs , many of them from the Midwest . Includ-
eu are Angela Atwood, maiden name Angela DeAngelis, now s upposedl y separ -
ated, home: 16 Li nda Vista Ave . , North Haledon, New Jersey; Gary Dean At -
wood, home: Route 2 Cr est view Drive, New Castle, Indiana; Emily Harr i s,orig-
inaJly from J 12 Chicago Avr;: ., Cl arendon Hi lls, Ill. (suburb of Chicago)puents:
Mr . & Mrs. Frederick Schwanz; Emily i s married to William Taylor Harris ,
parents: Jerry A. and Betty Bunnell , 313 Woodlald Lane, Carmel , lndlana.
Training: E'Tl ily and William Harris. and Angel a At wood were trai ned at
the O A-think tank, Cc!Jege of Fort!i gn N fai r s. Univ. of Indianu, Bl oomi ngton,
Ind . All three went on w wor k as a mod squad, setting up narcotics arrests
for the Intelli gence Divisi on , Indiana State Police .
2. The r:;;rported head of the SLA i s DONALD DAVID DEl'REEZE,also
as Cinq:1•" DeFret:Z<:. Donalu John DeFrceze, Donald DeFr ez , John De
Fciel e, David Friez'"· Donald De Frieze. Donald De F1ize, David Kenneth
Robinson, StevE"' Robinson, Donald David Thomas. "Cin". "Cinque" . and"Cyn-
que". As a b"-rgaining lever t o get out of numerous crimi nal charges against
hi m. De!•reeze >,•·:zan informing for the poli ce . from time to time. The follow-
i ng are fwn. <• ·"';:; list of ar rests of him:
3;. , · · . . V>:'l t .:::ovina. Califo rnia. 836 . 3 P. C. 211 P. C.459 P. C.J 2020
P. C. D• Freeze rest ed with bomb, knife ana sawed :Jff shot gun. Probation:
6/ 1/65. He cont inu<:d as an occasional informant to the Los Angeles Police
Depar tment in the sal es of contraband and st ol en guns .
6/9/67: Los Angeles, Calif . 21 1 APC, Robbery, charged 12020 P.C. ,
Two counts possession of explosives , one count possession of concealed wea-
pon. T wo bombs and a gun. Probati on: to txpi rc 9/H / 70. i:X379-741. Despite
his vi ol ations . and already on pr obat ion, he •·eceivcs three more year s proba-
tion.
On 12/ 2/ 67. DeFn:cze \\US arresrccl for the fifth t ime, on an a rms
charge; he robbed ·: ,l tl heat a prosritut<.:. Enroute to t he polio.:e s t ation, he
e scape"'and wa s r ecapt ur ed. but J\'OT charged . On 12/6/()7 . DeFr ceze set up
hi s partner, Rona.Id Cokman. by phoning and !<:ailing poli ce to Coleman' s
aoartment where a cache of 200 weapons di scover ed .
Dd· rc<.! zc on or ubuur EX:cemi)cr. 1967. be..:a me an i nfonTlant for Det ec -
ti,·e Farl'ldl. snccializi ng in IJJ uck Li beration politics. DcFrl'cze j oined a
group of pollee info rmant'>.md agent:; pmvocateurs that i n..: luded Louis Tackwood
who later .wd wri te an uxpose of g-ovurnment -i ns tigated terr -
orism. 'The I     fl.>oks. u divis ion ni t hc Hea r st Corp . .
197.3).
The police .o dl.'al 1dtb t hL• lll.u.:k P;ullh<: r P.t rl y in Califo rni a . cr eated a
terror g ang. or g-ang, J.nu\\ 11 as " US" . run hy Hon Knn: ngo.
gang murdcred S<.:I'L'ra l Mel vin" Cot!Cm"Sill ith . n poli ce pen<:trmi on
ag<:nt imo the P<Jnllwrs . togd lwr with T..td.-., ood .tnd D.._· Fr.:<:z-: work<.!tl for the
s upcr -scc r<:t C. C. <; . unit oft h<: Lo o; Ang-el<·>< Pol kc (Criminal Cons piracy
Section), having. mysterious ly. s ltJil' wid<: Sec the refer e11ce to
Smith and Tuckwood: "Glass linus <:   lH2- l05.
DcFrecze conrinu<:d hi s pall c rn nf ll ll llll' J'nus c rim' na l offenS<.!S.
remaining m [urge. despite pL·rsislcnl vio l.ninns of his so -c:alled "probat ion".
!lis seventh <I IT I.!St was -1/ '.i ll i n<l: Lw; Angel<::<. 120:ll PC. Unl awful possession
of a dang<: rous " milil;o n t ype semi at::omark M-nx niul· Mt-.. 1 rifle ,
. 1 -
which was fully loaded; and attached clip contained 32 bullets . Thi s gun was
described as specifically dcsigneu for military or police work". This seventh
arrest for an armed offense carried both st ate and federal charges. But De
Freeze t ell s the Judge that he had" registered " the gun with the police under
his own name and that the gun was actuall y intended fo r a police officer fr iend.
Despite the charge, DeFreeze r emained at l arge . With the help of the secret
CCS unit , he fled Californi a in violat ion of his probation (a bench war rant was
i ssued for hi s arrest) , t o the stat e of New Jersey.
5/ 6/ 69: Newark, New Jersey. DeFreeze and another per son, )X>Sing as
Black Panthers, were accused of assaulting an employee of a Jewish synagogue
with a shotgun , demanding $5,000, and i nformation and aid in a scheme to kid -
nap a well -known Newark Jewish r ights leader . Upon completion of the
kidnapping, DeFreeze' s plan was t o submit a ransom not e s upposedl y from the
Black Panther Party. He escaped Newark authorities , crossed s tate lines in
violation of federal law, and surfaced i n Cle{eland, Ohio , October. 1969.
10/ 11/ 69: Cl eveland, Ohio. DeFreeze appeared on the roof of the
Cleveland Trust ComjJany, branch Bank. with a . . revolver , . 25 caliber
pist ol , an eight inch dagger, a tool kit. and , in violation of federal l aw, a
hand grenade. This was a period of great tension and hyst eria in Cleveland
as a result of the Ahmed Evans affair where so-called Black militants were
i nvolved in an ambush and shoot-out with police . DeFreeze was released
nevertheless on a very low bail, $5,000, and the charges were l ate r dropped.
At the time, he was wanted on a capital charge in New Jersey and a probation
violat i on in Califor nia. De Freeze was NOT held in Oeveland even though Sgt.
John McMahon of the Cleveland subversive squad was monitoring the DeFreeze
case .
DeFreeze fled Cl eveland to Californi a, where he was again arrested.
11 / 25/69: Los Angeles . A252519. DeFreeze exchanged gun shots wi th
a bank guard and was wounded . The gun used in the shoot -out was a . 32
caliber Beretta automatic pistol . This gun, A63944, was still another gun
l eft over from the earlier 200 gun robbery, 1967. He obviously ha d
been allowed t o keep a number of guns from thi s cache . On 12/3/ 69, he
was ordered imprisoned at the Vacavi lle, Califon1ia behavior modificat ion
facility.
In 1970, it was at the Vacavillt faci lity that DeFreezc was recruited by
CIA operative Col ston Westbrook to lead the Be.havlor lvloclificaUon experi -
mental unit called the Black Cultural Association , BCA. On orders from West-
brook, De Freeze mouthed off publicly u militant ami -white cultural national -
i st ideology. Hi s private letters the same period we r e full of references
to Chris tian theology and fanati cal Christian r e ligious convictions .
The BCA att racted outside prison r eform suppon and DcF reeze
operating as a double agent: (a) for WE:stbrook and the CIA. (b) for the Calif-
or nia Department of Corrections and t he Bureau of Crimi nallntt:llh:ence a 1d
Investigation. C I I. r csr:onsibl e to the Attorney General of C<Jliforui a .
In Decemher. !972. DeFreezc w1s t rans[en-cd to the maximum security
prison of Sole dad in o r der Lo entrap and i nform on Glack mih t ams impr i soned
t her e . Latc:r. he tr.lnsferrl'd n· t!lC South FaciJir,- of "o!edu.dsct up fcl''
trus tt>rl inmate_, and i ::: a holdn!! se.:ti<'n for rk- ,,J1v
" es caped" from Soledad on 3!5l 73 . - - .
The c:xp<: rimental behavior modifi cation progr ams at Vacaville fund.:ct
AlD. Upon completion' of his traiili ng, West brook undertook. agei!t handling
i n: Cambodia, Thailand, I ndia. ] :1pan, Hong Kong, the Phi lippines. Okinawa ,
and the Soviet Union. From 2/5/66 to 9/19/69, Westbrook was li sted as an
"Admini strator" for a ci vi lian lirm, Pacifi c Ar chitects and Enginecr s. Inc .of
Los Angel es , a multi -natio:1al consortium. One of the secr et tasks of this
huge fi rm was to pruvid<: logisti cal support to t he CIA Phoenix Assassination
Program in Viet Nam. Westbr ook' s j oh. undcr tbi s cover, was indoct rination of
assassination and terrorist cadre, ir. the Phoeni x prog ram.
4. EVELLE J. YOUNGER. After <h<: assassi nation of Rober t F. Kennedy
i n June, 1968 , Younger as the then Distri ct Attorney of Los Angeles. set up an
elite police unit known as "Speci al Unit Senator" , SUS. Elements of this group
and Los Angel es Police Department Inte lligence were re into the
super-secret C. C.S. , Criminal Cons pi racy Section. s tyl<:d ufter the Cl i\.
Younger knew of DeFreeze's role i n CCS and. i n fact , DeFr<:eze subpoenaed
Younger to t est ify in his behalf in 1969 . Mer becoming California Attorney
General, Younger maintained close contact with CCS .
5. The HEARST F AMJL Y as a t arget : Few p<:ople remember that it was
the Hearst newspaper chain, now much smaller, that led t he attac.k on the Rocke-
fellers in the 1940s. For example, the Hearswwned..os Angeles Examiner was
one of the few papers in the U. S. to JX>i nt out , ·9/ 12/ 48. that the atomi c secr ets
were not stolen but given away . Thi s was in reference to the secret testimony of
former FBI agent Lawrence Kerley, before a Congressi onal Committee. Kerley's
testimony showed the Rockefellers wer e active in seei ng to it that the at omic
secret s were given to the Soviets in the early 1940s before the U.S. had com-
pleted its lirst atomic bomb. Kerley was head of a 200-man FBI team tracking
top level Soviet secret police agents in the U. S. He was ordered by the Stat e
Department NaT t o arrest them, even though they wer e about to leave the U.S.
with atomic sampl es and atomi c secrets. The implications: that the Alger Hiss
case was cut short , thanks t o chief investigator Richard M. Nixon, and to sup-
ply scapegoats, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were framed and sent t o the electri c
chair in 1953. Angry, Kerley and 30 other F BI agents r esigned. He went on to
become a writer for the Hearst -owned New York Joumal-American . The RockE: -
fellers , principal fotce behind the start of the CIA, launched financial and odter
attacks on the Jourual -.American and other Hearst paper s , many then folili"g up .
In 1973, Hearst Corp.through th:eir .Avon Books division, brought out one
of the first attacks on the CIA, "The Gl ass House Tapes". There has been a
raging battl e between the CI A' s super -elitist s and gangster -dominated "dirty
tricks department . HeartH' s problem i s that since about the 191 Os, his hus i -
nes s relied upon gangsters .
Patty Hearst , apparentl y br ainwashed, has been suc.ked into the SLA
through her former t eacher and boy friend, Steven Weed, believed to b<: him -
self a government agent provocateur Li k" i n the 1940s, the Ffll is gcn i ng in
midcLI.<:.; t.hey obviously knol'l what thei r competi tor Lbe CIA. is i n th<:
SLA. Pnor to t)lc Patt y_ He<!r st "!<itlnapping". the FBI knel'l of tllC plan 10 aiH.lucr
her . c\s :t r eswt, the l:' DI does nol push too ha r d in the SL\ case .
The Hearst family i s well aware of t hese details but does nothi ng about it.
To try to cxrricate thei r daughter. thev are offe1ing a so-callt:d "rewa rd" for
d:tta l e3(ling to her return. ·
to Jay file ;!'rounJworl. fo r marci a! l aw in the: Unitc.eJ 'it
'J'_llc CiA,_ thwugi1 thti r apparatus the SLA is engaging in illt.!gal d
.... .iolencc 1n tlns country
a.nu uin.: cted ny thc.e CIA th rough its t:onduit on t he \Vr;: st Coast , the Swnfo rcl \Vc wish to thank Citizcrts Research and Com.11itle..:. Do11.Jld
Research l nstitutc . of Menlo Park . California . Fr eed, Editor (author of "Executive Action" )for sharing Lh e.i r r esearch data
, , . . with us. This fact sheet prepared by the st aff of :
.3 . COLSTON WESTBROOK. He was a OA adv1ser to the South Kor..:an 'i SHERMAN 1-1 . SKOLNICK. chai rman
Central !ntclligencc Agency unt i l 19ti2 . His covers in Kor ea and el scwhcr e CITIZENS CD M M ITTE E 9SOO So. Oglesby, Chi cago. Ill. 60617
.ver e both U. S. Army and U. S. Air Force. Hi s training and service with the TO (312)375-57·!1 . or 787 -8220.
CL\ i ncluded agunt handling. training. and Indoctrination. After 1962. he was CLEAN UP THE C 0 U RTS
enroll<:ct i n the CIA facilit y . Inter -Ch ristian Uni versit y. In Tokyo, for speci al (out side Oli cago area. <lial area code 312)
trai_ning i n new warfare techni ques. thi s secret tralning HOT LINE news 7 31- 11 0 0
pen od :1nd aftcrwur ds. h1s cover was :\gt!ncy for lntcrnan onal Development
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p.o. box 1788
garp, tnbtana
Thank you for your inquiry about our fight to restore personal freedom
undel' ENFORCED Consti tutional law. Our drganization operates on a chapter
ba'Sis nati onwide with volunteers (including ex-lawyers) who fight
to dismantle our super-secret "spy''type of government in the Executive and
Judicial branches of office; and, against that corrupt segment of the l egal
profession who have illegally banded themselves together and made a monopoly
of law in violation of the Constitution and Anti-trust laws of this country
for their own personal benefit. Our activities include filing legal suits
in all courts for our members who hired
attorneys only to be victims of mal-
practice which attorney controlled
Disciplinar,y Committees do nothing
about. This is done on a ''PRO-SE•
basis !?z the person injured with
assistance from all of the other
member-volunteers in his area based
on the research by our National Group
who research the law cases weekJ3.
Secondly, another level o! membership
entitled
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L.E.G.A.L." •••• whi.ch is the
LAYMANS EllJCATION GU n.D AT LAW conducts
special semiilar training in which each
member is taught the fine art that we
have come to call ''GUERII.lA LAW" ••• or
complete self-defense against corrupt
officials and lawyers using Civ:U Rights
Violations; Freedom Q.f ..Jnfol'111&t:ion Sui.ts:
J>isclu sure- Suits; - and--COnstitutional.
methods alreaqy a part of court records
(but wi theld from the public )of refusal
to illegal TAXES •••• espec:ially the
FEDERAL INCOME TAX as presently enforced
and adm:inistered.
Level THREE of the membership are those persons who wish to additional:cy'
establish a legal entity in their counties knmm as the ' 'POSSE COMITJ.1US.,
which is a CONSTriUTIONAL BODY OF 'IWELVE { 12) man from the same oouncy who
assist (or where necessary ••• FORCE) the Sheriff in upholding his oath of
office to maintain the peace and dignity of the councy and arrest politio:ians
and judges who disrupt the peace and d:lgnicy of the coDIIIIIlJl:ity by violations o£
their oaths of office;and,violation of personal freedom by enforcement of
''illegal legislation and judgements" in violation of the Federal and state
Constitutions.
WHAT TO 00:
MEMBERSHlP LEVEL #1.
MEMBERSHIP LEVEL #3
Send three NOTaUZED copies of the specif:ic complaint
you have against a lawyer you hired who did not do what
he agreed to do to our attention at P. 0. Box #1788,
Gary. Indiana along with $to.oo. we will than MDd
complaint to the local Bar, State Bar, and Nat;1onaJ, Bar
of the lawyers Association together with a cover lett.r
from our organization advising them that a response 1a
required as well as a hearing within thirtyr (30) dq'a;
otherwise, the complaining parcy intends to file a mal.-
practice suit PRO-Se.
You are to become a student 1n the operation covered
above called L.E.G.A.L. Other experienced volunt.era
will aid you to defend yourself 1n court. 'lb:ia requires
two (2) dqs of your time and a $100-.00 expense on your
part for the training, the manual and forms required.
.AJreaey- -oovared.o •• -. • .POSSE COMITJ.TUS
FOR EV'll MEN TO SUCCEED.-. •• •• GOOD Mm NEED TO DO
.NOTHING
Il1PORT ANT  
The description of the POSSE
is for your general
information only. Do not be
misled into believing that it
is now possible to set up a
local POSSE:E COHT':'A'l'US with
only this limited infol"mation
The Posse Comitatus
By Authority of CONTRACT, ren>ain with the States or
The Constitution "' tbe Uaited States to the People.
In the formation of this Constitutional POSSE ACTION: Ccunty Sheriffa•
Republic, thf' COUNTY has always been!/i\ must be advised of the insta,,cea where
- and remains to this day-the TRUE\!? unlaw:f.ul pets of officials or agencies of
seat of the government for the citizens government are committed. It ie the
who are inhabi nts thereof. The Count duty .of the Sheriff to protect the local
Sheriff is th only le al law en orcem citizens from such unlawful acts. Once he
ese United States ofr;;)has been advised and refuses to perform___
America. t.....:Whis lawful du!)' in retopeCt to the matter,
The Sheriff can bilize all men the Posse Comitatus has the lawful right
The basis for the legality of between the ages of 8 and 46 ho are natural law to act in the
any local POSSE on a COUNTY good health and not in the to protect local jurisdiction.
basis is Article # 61 of the military OTHERS CAN Since the Second Amendment to ·the
CARTA 1mich was incor- VOLUNTEER! This body of Citizlms is Constitution says, ... "the right of the
porated into our Constitution the SHEHIFF'S POSSE. All of them POPLE to keep and bear arms in the
and verified by excerpts fro serve when called by the Sheriff. The execution of the law, any act of any
Al-ERICAN JURISPRUDENCE. Vol. Title of this Body is POSSE legislature or directives issued by the
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• U. s. Crimi.."lal Code. pp COMITATUS. or Executive notwithstanding.
This Posse is the entire body of tho {f rresta may be made. The criminal may
16 )..merican Juris- inhabitants who may he summoned b be remanded to the custody of the
prudence Second Edition' pg. the Sheriff, or who may volunteer, to/-:'\ County Sheriff for trial by a Citizen Jury
177"rhich briefly states that preserve,the public peace or execute anO empanelled by the Sheriff from citizens
two la"TS contrary to each lawful precept .t.hat is opposed. Since t he of the local jurisdiction. (NOT by the
other cannot be in effect and Sheriff is the servant of the citizens who Courta as is the current procedure in
any per-son enforcing a la>-r are inhabitants of the County, moat counties and which has no basis
or court order that violates his choice as t.o whether or not the osse under law.
the IX SUPRE1£ LA'.-1 ; ; ; ; ; 'l'l-::E organized ana brought into being. It is The unlawful use of County Sheriffs as
U. s.   is sub ·act as to whether or not he "laekeya" of the should be
to suit and punishment. wishes to use 1t. diacontinuod at once. There is no lawful
Also:--;s -a; additional basis The Sheriff is under Oath of Office to authority, for Judges and the Courta to
for the l eaal establishment uphold, preserve and defend the direct Ole law enforcement activities of a
'-' Constitution of these United States and County Sheriff. The Sheriff is account·
of the CO!!JTA'IUS is the the State in which his COUNTY exista. able and responsible only to the citizel!!.
U. S. SUP!Gt·ffi COORT RUlmG NOTHING MORE! It is his dut to whoareinhabitantaofhisCounty. He is
in the case of THE HOLY protect citizens from unlawful aa of under Oath of Office and need not receive
'I?.TI;E'Y CEUP.CH vs U • S . in any person, including agencies of unlawful Orders from Judges or the
' ·rhich it w-as ef:tab- government. It should be emphasized Courts. They are the Judiciary but the
lished that this IS A CHRIS'l'- that this protection extends to citizens Sheriff is of the Executive branch of our
IAN NATION (2/28 /1892, 143 US who are being'subjected to unlawful acta government. He is responsible to protect
·-147) • _ _ __ _ __ __by ..ofHdJlls of _ whether citizens, even from unlawful... acta- of
these be judges of Courts or Federal or officials of government. If he refuses t o
The POSSE is NOT a vigalante
operation ••••• and 1ri.ll
not work with such grouus.
OFRCIAL I'OSSE BADGE -
NOW AVAILABLE ,
Once you have eleven (11J
other persons FROf1 YOUR
COONTY who are ready to
form such a legal Poss e
and re-establsish CONSTI-
GOVERNHENT we will
help you do so. Over 1500
other Posse
1
s already formed
and operating across the USA
will pass on their" knowledge
to you and properly set up
your own. We are always in
contact with each other thru
our CITIZEN BAND RADIOS • • ••
but each posse must operate
separately on local problems
in order to remain I...EX3AL.
H::JRE lllFCR11A.TION AVAll.ABLE
from CITIZENS BAR ASSN. •
P . 0. Box 11788
Gary, Indiana, 46L:·09
Short Pamphlet •• $.50
Organization papers $10.00
MANUAL OF POSSE LAW $15.00
Complete seminar ••• $150.QO
State Agenta of any kind whatsoever. do so, he should be removed from office
The Constitution of these United promptly.
States is the SUPREME LAW for the Since the formation of our Republic,
States of the Union as well as FOR THE the local County or Parish has always
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, which has been the seot of government for the
been CREATED BY THE STATES. bodypolitlc (the people). A County lor
Since the Constitution is a compact Parish) government is the highest
(conLract) by and between the People, authority of government in our Republic
exilt.inc as States-which are separate, as it is closest to the politic (the People)
sovereip RepublicR within the United who are. in fact, the GOVERNMENT.
Stat., · It should be made clear t.hat the The County Sheriff is the only· legal law
Federal Government is an "agency of the enforcement officer in the United States
Statee." The federal government is a of America. He is elected by the body
" servant" of the States and the People politic and is directly responsible for law
NOT THEIR MASTER! enforcement in his county. It is his
The Constitution is a simple docu· responsibility to protect the body politic
I"Mftt. An expression of Christian Law (people) of his county from unlawful acta
darived .from the Holy Bible. It says on the part of anyone, including officials
w!wt It meant and means what it says. It of government. His Oath of Office is to
means today what it meant when it was preserve and defend the
written. For example, t he Ninth Constitution of these United States and
Amendment says, "The enumeration in the State in which his County exists. He
the constitution of certain rights shall may be required to do no less and no
not be to or disparage more in the performance of his official
others· RETAINED by the people," This duties.
simply means that because the
enumerated rights for the States, that
the listing of these rights does not mean
that the same must be done for the
People but that the PEOPLE retain
ALL RIGHTS without having them
enumerated in the contract. The Tenth
Amendment says, "The powers not
delegated to the United States by the
constitution, nor prohibited by it to the
states, are reserved to the states
respectively, or to the people. " This
simply means that the Federal govern·
ment has ONLY those powers which
have been listed for it in the
Constitution. If the power is not listed •.
then the Federal Government. DOES
NOT HAVE ITI AU powers not listed for
the Federal Government in the
CONCLUSION
All citizens who volunteer as members
of I o c a I I y POSSE
COMITATUS ahould research their
local LAW LIBRARY on the subject of
" Poase Comitatus." You wiU learn
the Natural or Common Law of ;Ydrl r
country provides "for the Posse Com·
itatus and for· Posse action. •tn some
instances of record the law provides for
the following prosecution of officials of,
government who commit criminal acJ.s-Qt..
who viola.te their Oath of Office:<..!' He ·
shall be removed by the Posse to the
most populated intenection of etreeta in
the township and.at high noon be hung
by the. neck, the body remaining until
sundown as an example to those . who
would subvert the law."
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!.:A'IURAL ;<OODS • ••• FOOD RESEARCH ••• • S"IJRVIVAL E ••• STOVES •• • OVEHS
SPiCIAL NOTE: This fact sheet has been pr epared f or your pers
benefit and use STRICTLY FOR EilJCATIONAL RJRPOSES as an addition
public service . It is not a LABEL or ADVERTISEMENT or inducement
or endorsement by the Citi zens Committee or i ts staff. You nnlst be
the judge based on facts and truth as YOU SEE THEH ••• not by a gov-
ernment bureaucrat '!-rho believes he knows what is ood for ou.
SAH PROWCTS, P. 0. Box 1120 , Colton , Calif. Products reputed to be of excel lent
quality and has wide variety of foods packed in U10 size cans. Has Nationwide distrib-
utor plan Hhich makes prices higher than local operations servicing small areas .
11th ;;am PROiliCTS, 3002 s. Hillside, Hichita Kansas 67210. Operates I.Jholesal e & retail
store. controlled quality •• l ow pr ices ••• ships within 24 hours of recei pt of order.
·.meat , rye, Lima Beans , Freeze Dried & dehydrated foods ••• all in 1lb; 50 lb; and 100lb
sacks or Has DTIJA PAK cook and heating stove •••• operates on wood or coal etc. ;
Lamps; ovens; and special soybean protein meat stretcher call ed TVP. Products store
for ten years. • ·
PROGRAHS Rtf1 , Box 224, !-1onterey, Ind . Complete line ••• complete
·1-1arehouse • •• all stored in # 10 cans. Also, seeds , Hater purifiers , soups , stoves.
Smithfiel d Implement co. bmithfield , Utah, 99N. ¥Ain st. ; rAS grinders , mills, dehydraters
SUNA.SU PROJJ..JCTS , DC. 5940 San Yernando Rd., Gl endale , Calif. Special 1-fEGAVITAlHN &
t·nJLTTI-II:ERAL OF !lA1URAL ORIGIN. 60 day pack J $20. 00 ••• try 30 day vrit.h moneyback .
'.flO Em LABORATORIES I !·lonticello. illinois. Fantastic Product
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G'C:P.li on (1 teaspoon = all the natural oil of 5 lbs of fresh uhole Hheat) In Gary, Ind.
DRexall Drugs, 45th and 3d•JY• .approx :;>5. 50 a pt . Our lugheads in D. c. tried to ignore
18 years of research and keep this product from y ou •• co. lost $500, 000 in sales through
fraudulent gov
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t suit •• •• (P. •• • the sl ophead bureaucrats lost ••• let them eat fertilizer.
lndiana
!10YOOl; FOOD lJSI!YffiATTIIG }!AC:m;r,: SAL::S CC . dox compact oven that
converts meats , VeGotablos , otc to miniature condition (example: 100 lbs of potatoes fits
into 1 quart standarc jar). Indefinate longevity vrith small stora ge space r eqd. Restores
to natural size and shape vThen needed by adding water . + Tax(or $52. 00 lots of 50)
F. i:UJ·:Allrl'Y FOUI:DATION 201f Pal"k Ave , 1>atroit, }lich. OOOK: by Al1'red Lawson
.;;2. 75. Fantastic methods for starting a small garden ••• anyuhere. Used since 1890 with
natural oreanic soil ••• even in a dark basement with 1i- " of black dirt •••• plant LD1A BEANS
•••• t·Till sprout daily to keep you alive ••• a mind boe;gling t:;roup of suppr essed food f acts.
9. l.:::::J:TAI. }-2A.LT3 'l'i.R()JGH l;\JTIITION '?Y Judge Tom Blaine thru Citadel Press , Inc. 222
PB.!'k Ave , :J . Y., r: . Y. or through us ( P. 0 . BOA #1788) or Improvement Books Co. 13490
:: . ,.; • 4 5th Avenue , Cpa :.Ocka , F1.a. Blovrs t he l id off of false e;ovt and Amer . l1ed. Assn.
claims about vitamins and minerals, diet , and exposes cure rate for mentally ill ,
al choholics, anci druc addicted persons of tvro Doctors fighting
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in Ann Arbor
1-lichie;an ••••• major breakthrough in treatMent of eypogJ.ycemia (lou blood sugar) .
1.0. Gcor e;e :!: . Smith , illinois ••• get his methods in ULTRtorac SEED FARl1:NC •• especially
44X3 used by largest Hholsale organic food grot-rers in the tmrld •••• jumps yeilds in
hybrid corn from usual 117 bushels per acre to over 198 bushels •• • and Height per
up so:;.;
11. . RCDALE FA.l'L·JS, Elmnaus , Pa. (or get ·) l!evrstand PREVENTION (over 1 million sub-
scribers) or ORGAHIC FJ..RHTI1G & •• • • and book TliE HEALTH FTimt.:R. A world of wealth
on your health •• • quali ty of f ood •••• poisins allm·red in processed foods by e;ovt ••••
hand- in- glove methods of corporate congl omerates and govt uorking toGether for PROFIT.
Advanc ed the Hork of Sir Albert P.ouard t·rho by 1919 l earned hm• to e;rovr healthy crops
• practically immune to all plant desease. Bi g it .
1.2 . Joseph l!icJ.::ols , A. B.; !:. D. niCKOLS F'A.1!-1S, Atlanta , Texas . )000 acre farm ••• nearly 100
years ahead of his time ••• • • POISDl FOOD •••• ALL VARIETIES •••• not one ounce of soil
ever touched by chemical fertilizer .
*" 13 . SURVIVAL RESOURCES, 700 i . Northuest Ht-JY, Arlington Hts , illinois(ph 312- 398-6365)
A complete store ••• f'ood, grinder s ... lamps ... stoves. a sk for Sam Dei'bnja • • owner .
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ABOUT   by P. E. Norris •••••• at s ome Health Food Stor es •••••• rare knovrledge
about of and properties of hone;v as a food and body builder . Fought by the
sugar 1nterests and govt. s lopheads in most countries • • •• only THEY want to have it.
NEHO: This FACT SHEEr and the other materials enclosed are made possible through the
eff orts of 100% volunteer efforts of persons who have taken great r i sks to make
you knot-rledgeable. Our organization exists by such efforts and DONATION'S. OOR
·1·IILL STOP \·THEN TOO IWIT PEOPLE ONLY TAKE FR6.t-r US • • • • Alm 00 NOT GIVE _
LEASE HELP US lll'FOR11 C I T I ZEN S' COMMITTEE
OTHER PEOPLE T 0
*• the name Alex Bottos
uhen inquiring or ordering • • • discounts to you.
CLEAN UP THE COURTS
P.o.uox ; 1788,Gary, Ind
:t.::cAP s&::::T ••••• lJONEY, FmAliCE ••• CRUJIT •••  
(release date August 1974) -
As the Rocke:eller- :{othchild plan (-.,rorld bankine c entrali zation ) goes into
operation •nth the des truction of American 3anking over 162 major
tJ . s. 3anks a:ro r oa&J t o fold and the Federal Insurance protect ing depos its
sits at a loiT of a little over :, 5 billion to cover trillions in deposits.
Yet , our Govcrnnont and the controlled news media contunue t heir
bif lie techniqucz hopinr: to force most Americans to lose of all they have
b"<J forced conversion of f7een ?ederal T{eser ve into a ne•r reddish- braun
currency on a 1 for 10 ratio •••••••• their excuse ••••• reduce inflation.
1. :;tock food , p;un s , 3.11d tion and fortify your homes ?IRST •••• othe:.Jmse
to to a shelter or cabin when the riots start •••••
sir;nal Hill layoffs and cuts in wel fare AT   SA.:'·E Othermse ,
urite to I.:i:: , Il:C ., 6ast 4cth Street , Indianapolis , India."la and l earn
hmr to :::at un por m.a.ner.t trailer cities to hol d 100- 200 fa..rnilies and grow your
01m : ood .
2. :,e flc:-:ihlc ••••••• • s et up a secret bank account ••••• t ; Q';,' ••• so you vTill be in
to convert on better ter ms •nth a foreien bank not aff iliated -.,rlth
tho camp.
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  i;':C .. LPOHT, GRAl,_j I :Ai'.Ai-iA ISL/Lil.JS. Ask them to open a U. S . OOll.AR
account for you (either or both: Checkine; or savinc s) . If che cking acct .
i:::; des ired l:r.f you •••• send a sampl e of your pres- nt check alone and ask t hat
they print tho nev1 checks the same vray . '1'! 2! : •••• • after - our account is s et
••• ask u,cn t o convert your money to a :).,'.LS3 !•:tAl ;C ACCOl.J:i1' its backed
90,; by r old) •••• also ask about buyinc and s t orinr: gold bullion and coins ;
ask about OTI ::.;.Y.'/lc:::,:; A. l U..l.fl.:i. TO YOu . ( If you prefer other banks
and more info on this •••• Hrite to us and ask for our 7 page pamphlet on
shelters and t.v.: ha vens ••••• ooi":A'l'Io;; D
Stretch your credit on credit cards as far a s you can ••••• make minimum
payments . such companies are expected to go bankrupt ••• • non payers
are already tripline •••• per year white collar vrorkers.
Inquire into and join any local TAJ.   GROUP:) •••••• especially those
t: ho have boon uinninp: case::; by refusal to pay or even f ile a return Oli BONA
CO:i3TI'fUTIOJ;AL GHOU J:lL . If you dec ide to join ••••• and hol d up your dec-
ision to pay taxes t his April •••• you Hill have a doubl e - edged svmrd •••• CASH
'lill.L .2:-. YOU!{ :JL
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to destroy this country. ( .!rite to us for local info •••• or to PATRIOT l/Ei·fS
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CITIZ2llS BAR ASSN
P. 0 . Box -/f17b8
Gary, Indiana , 46409
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o" <?.,«· INDIANA JUDGE VOIDS & MAGNA CARTA
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As the ni-Centennl al celebr ation of our freedom and rights nraws
nearer; and as tl1e Dritish honor us with a copy of the original MAGNA
CARTA; an t ndiana Circuit Judge has , according to sworn court documents(l)
CONDUCTED "STAR CHAI-1BER PROCEEDI NGS ", (forbidden by t he l•lagna Carta 752
years a co as WP. ll as our O\'ln Constituti on) ahd 5. Ar-mR ICAN 1
CITIZEtTS TO J,'\TL HITHOUT HEARING OR 'l'IUhL ...... and in one ...•.
EVEN REFUSED 13otD (impossible unde r lav1 except f or treason or murder).
The victims of this bizarre and lnon - publicized travesty of justice during
our Bi - Centennial year by Court Judge Alfred J . Pivarnik of
Valparaiso, Indiana are not notorious muggers, rapists or murderers but
rather, respected and well knowry fight ers of of f i c i al corruption including
Pas tor James Voegtlin of t he Fairhaven Baptist Church and Academy; Elmer
Jacobsen, Director of the Northwest Indiana Crime Commission (who prev-
iously served wit h distinction 4s an FBI agent for 17 years); Alex Bottos ,
Executive Director of the il ar As sn. and Inves t i gat or for the
Citizens Committee to Clean up dhe Courts who (after years of undercove r
activity) burst int o National prominance during \vATERGATE when the FBI
falsely imprisoned him to preveqt testimony concerning t he OIL & r'lAFIA
involvement in t he air- crash death of Dor othy Hunt, wife of WATERGATOR
E. Hunt; and Sherman Skolnick, Chairman of the Citizens Committee
and his aide, David G. Hoffman, whose record of destroying corrupt Judges
is
During the period of 1974-75 , Dottos, Pastor Voegtlin, and Skol nick hi t
the lecture plat f orms, church pddi ums, and airways alerting t he publ ic
to certain apparantl y tainted decisions, impropri et i es, and
alleged corrupt j udicial acts of Judge Alfred Pivarnik together wit h
ranking politiical figures and corrupt contractors claiming that t hey
had defrauded the Feder al Government and the c itizens of Indiana out of
millions of dol l ars through fraudulent contracts approved and made to be
legal and binding by Pivarnik as Judge . Especia l ly highlighted by the
court critics was his part i n awardi ng fraudulent contracts for a
CONSTRUCTION CO. whose three owners as of June 1976 have been convicted
in both Federal and State court s for bribery , perjury, and conspiracy
along Vlith Indiana HUD Director Ben Lesni ak (2) and are now being inves -
tigated by the Peder al Deposit Insurance Corp. for possible involvement
in causing the bankruptcy of the /\fo!ERICAN TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK of
Milwaukee as part ann parce l of the public swindle. (2/\)
But all was not so back i n July , 1975 when Pi varnik slapped each
of them into !ail without a trial for sentences ranging from 30 to 90
days each. The Indiana Board of Accounts had not yet released their audit
condemning the East Chicago Par k Doard for issueing the contract; the
Attorney General Had not filed his brief condemning the disregard for law;
and, t he Indiana Court of Appeals had not yet r e leased its decision
whi ch on March 10, 1976 overturned Pivarnik' s rul ing and judgement And
lashed out at the Judge for approving a contract \·1i1lch " .. . f ai led to
meet even the minimal requirements of laN. " Dack then, in July of 1975,
Bot tos and Skolnick had legal l y subpoened Richard Lesniak (brother of
convi cted HUD Director Ben Lesniak) and his Attorney, Saul I . Ruman to
testify about their parts and those of Judge Pivarnik in t his and other
deals . Without hearing , Pivarnik quickly and secretly "killed" the legal
subpoenas and ordered his victims to j ail despite the fact that none were
in t he court or on County propert y or in any way informed by anyone t hat
they had even been charged with anything. ( It later turned out , the
charge was "CRIMINAL CONTEMPT OF COURT" . )
Unlike many other States, Indiana affords its Ci tizens even greater
protect ion from ill-advised or out r i ght corrupt acts of Judges who use
"Contempt " orders too freely, and has, (in addition t o t he 14th Amendment
to the Federal Constitution and its o\'m State Constitution) a s pecific
Statute (Burns IC 34 - 4- 7-(1- 8)) providi ng s pecif i c procedure and forms
and hearings to ass ur e "due process" prior t o imprisonment as wel l as
det ai led definitions of wha t constitutes a "Contempt " of any kind . The
Court record shows that Judge Pivarnik not only failed to abide by any
of t he procedures of the Statute, but that the acts he complained of do
not meet any of the definitions of "Contempt " . Showing utter di sregard
for the laws they are sworn to uphold, both t he Por t er County and Gary,
Indiana Bar Associations passed resolutions UPHOLDING JUDGE PIVARNIK'S
ACTIONS . Certified let ter s (3) to Chief J ustice Richard Givan of the
INDIANA SUPREME COURT; to t he Indiana Judicial Council (which di sc i plines
Judges ) ; to t he Indiana U. S. Attorney , John v/ ilk; to the # 1 agent in
charge of the Chicago FBI , Richard He l d; and even to Stanley Pottinger,
Assi:otant Attorney General of the United States empowered to indict for
criminal violat i ons of civil r ights ..•. . • all have f ailed to act at all.
The l ocal press and radio are silent . . • for fear of reprisal .
that did speak out went suddenl y bankrupt i n May, 1976.
The paper
IT IS NOW THE ELEVENTH HOUR FOR THIS COUNTRY, WHERE A f-.10CKERY OF THE
BI - CENTENNIAL EXISTS AND IS CONDONED BY THOSE IN AUTHORITY. Free men
are taken and illegally i mpr i soned . • . •. and in violation of ALL t hat we
hold dear and cherish. Private pr operty, bank accounts, and your children
are no longer safe .... . all by j udicial decree •. .. and because you have
refuse d to pr eserve and protect the Const itution \·lhic h GUARANTEES you the
very choice of waving the flag and celebrat i ng what AMERICA IS ALL ABOUT.
These five men are standing up for free men everywhere who resist tot al -
itarianism in any form ...• Facist •. Communist .•• or Judicial. · They as k
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CITIZEN'S BAR ASSOCIATION
P.O. BOX 1788
GARY. INDIANA
your help NOH ....• for there may verr Nell be no freedoms NEXT Jul y 4th
for anyone if thi s ki nd of ",j us t ice ' l s all owe d t o stand as law. DEMAND
fl. CONGRESSIONAL I NVESTIGATION i nto acts documented herein. PHONE
and \•!RITE to the persons in aut hor ity named he rein as well as to your
own Judges ancl Congressman .. . . . or stand r eady t o SUFFER A l'lORE HIDEOUS
RESULT. IF THIS STANDS AS "LAH"NOH FOR THEs;;; l'1EN . . ... IT HILL STAND AS
LA\•1 FOR YOU AT A LATER DATE BECAUSE Sm1E ATTORNEY \-JILL QUOTE IT FROM
HIS LA\'1 BCOKS AS A EREX;EDENT .. . . . .. 1\ JlJDGF. CAN THEN THROW YOU
I NTO JJ\IL \HTHOUT Y<IR EVEN BEING THERE IN THE COURT OR KNO\HNG \oJHAT
YOU HAVE SUPPOSEDLY DONE THAT HAS •
Beyond that , remember the de ad . • . . . • . • not ,j us t t hose who fought i n 1776,
but those who were t hrown into concpnt r at i on camps wi thout he ar i ng or
t r i al by judi cial decree dur i nG Wor ld War I I and i n t he Sov i e t Guleg
Ar chipelago . Do not say i t CANNOT HAPPEN HERE . . . • .. I T HAS ALnEADY BEGUN!
Senator Sam Ervin exposed 1n a Noverebr 1974 r epor t (4) cover1ng 651 pages
t hat i n thousands of our instit utior,s American Citizens ar e held invol -
untar i l y and wi t hout due pr oces s atrocities t hat NOUl d ma ke t he
NAZI ' S or KGB l ook like "Doy Scout s'' ar e performed or. the i r bod i es and
minds •. . .. . . . and chi ldren are not e:c cepted from t he "t r eat ment
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Turn your back on these five men noy1, if you will, and do not hing . BUT THEN
TELL YOUR CHILDREN THE TRUTH \·llillN THEY 1\RE T.I\KEN AHAY BY THE NEvi MtERICAN
SECRET POLI CE AT A LATER DATE. Haiti t hat long if you will, and it will
be too late to act as the CONSTITUTION will have been tossed int o oblivion
by your lazi ness , apathy, and fear of unlawful aut hor ity.
NEHSHEN, BROADCASTERS, AND COf-1NEJIPrATORS PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION FOR THE
JUDGES ARE PREPARI NG TO SILENCE YOU \HTH MORE THAN "GAG" ORDERS . I T I S
THtE TO STOP TAKI NG EASY NEviS HANDOUTS FR01>1 THE GOVERN!!fENTS SPOKESI\IEN
AND TH1E TO START SPEAKING OUT AS THE ANERICANS YOU CLAH1 TO BE.
fll r . and f.l r s . average Ameri can •.• .•.. can you sit by and let our
J udicial system sink s o low?
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CITIZEN'S BAR ASSOCIATION
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GARY, INDIANA
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REFERENCES AND DOCIDffiNTATION
( 1) National Bank Vs . Skaggs, Cause I PSC 1233, current l y
on appeal to Indiana Court of Appeal s by one of t he victims as
if 3-1175 A 247
(2) Hammond Times Jan 9, 1976" fi.1ETRO AIDE DRAWS l - 10"
The Compass Jan 21, 1976
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FEDS BANK ON TESTH!ONY
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t he Compas s Jan 24 , 1976 " FED GRAND JURY INDICTS 2
HITH LESNIAK"
(2A) The Hammond Times April 2 , 1976 " MI L'VIAUKEE LOAN PROBED"
(3) Cert i f ied # 148135 February 2, 1976 Chief Justi ce Gi van, I nd. SupreEt
" # 219973 De cember 12, 1975 At tor ney General, Edward Lev i •
CC: t o Stanl ey Pottinger, Ass t . Attorney Ge neral
f 148119 Febr uary 4, 1976 and H 148110 to Richar d Hel d,
Chicago Chief of FBI
  Novembe r 1974 report of t he COMMITTEE ON THE J UDICIARY, U. S. SENATE,
Subcommit t ee on Constiuttuional Ri ght s : INDIVI DUAL RIGHTS AND THE
FEDERAL ROLE I N BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION"
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SPECIAL NOTE : As thi s newsletter was leaving for the printer we
learned that METRO CONSTRUCTION CO . has had the gall
to file a new suit on June 11, 1976 demanding payment
for the partial work done under the fra udulent cont ract .
Additiona l l y , they have file d an appeal t o the I ndiana
Supreme Court aski ng t hat the Co ur t r ul i ng be
voi ded. A deeper ins ight into t he powe r s t r ucture behind
much of the bi zarre activity descr ibed be comes
clearer as we l earn t hat METRO 's at t orney i s none ot her
than KARL J . STIPHER .. . CHAIRMAN OF THE I NDIANA STATE BAR
ASSOCI ATION AND GENERAL COUNSEL FOR INLAND STEEL AND THE
ELI LILLY CO. St ipher currently faces a $1, 000, 000 . 00
malpractice suit by a Hammond , I ndi ana wi dow f i ght ing
f or he r life against cancer who claims Stipher cheat ed
her out of $900, 000. 00 by ass isting in a f raud on the
co ur t .. ...•... the pres iding Judge . .... ALFRED J . PIVARNIK)
( Cause # 35- 52, Pulaski Ci r c ui t Cour t
Lastly , and possibly mos t revealing i s the f act that
when t he Porte r Co unt y Bar As s ociation passed thel r
res ol ution uphol ding Judge Pi varnik' s ac tions, the
membe r of that group worki ng the har dest for quick
pass age was LUTHER SWYGERT .. .. UNTIL RECENTLY, CHIEF
.JUDGE OF THE FEDERAL 7TH CI RCUI'I' COURT OF APPEALS.
CITIZENS\ COMMITTEE
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