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Who Are Punand Craig?

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Day
5
Month
June
Year
1973
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28 years old; from Traverse City, Mich. I High school dropout '63:attended Lansing Community College '64. Union organizer, northern Michigan Ifarm workers '66 Joined Trans-Love Energies, multimedia communeDetroit, '67 I Joined staff, Warren-Forest SUN '67 Staff writer, Fifth EstateDetroit '67-68 Spent summer of '68 in Grand Traverse Co. Jail, $20,000 for giving roach to informer, charges later dropped by prosecution. Co-founder, White Panther Party, 1968 Organizer, Ann Arbor's free park concerts '68 and '69 Organizer, 1969 National Underground Media ConferenceA nn Arbor Spent 15 months in Wayne Co. (Detroit) and Kent Co. (Grand Rapids) jails on $100,000 bond on charges of conspiracy to bomb Ann Arbor CIA office, charges dropped by prosecution '69-'7O Plaintiff in successful suit against Wayne Co. Jail, courts ordered that conditions must improve in WCJ. Spent nine months in Federal tiary for possession of false draft cards 71-'72 1972 released from Federal Prison, cofounder, Michigan Committee for Prisoners Rights. Subject of illegai wiretapping by Nixon and Mitchell; principal in landmark Supreme Court decisiĆ³n checking the power of the President to wiretap at will. Party with John Sinclair and Jack Forrest in $1.2 million suit against U.S Government for Ilegal wiretapping. Editorial Board, Ann Arbor SUN, 1972CRAIG BLAZIER 22 yearsold; from Dexter, Michigan Senior Class President, Dexter High School, 1968 Attended Washtenaw Community College, '68-70 Joined Rainbow I -ople's Party, 1971 Road manager for the UP, 1970-1971 Active in People's Defense Committee Ann Arbor Tribal Council Staff, Community Center Project i mittee Manager, Ann Arbor People's Ballroom, a non-profit, community-controlled and operated dance ballroom. 1971-1972 State Manager, Ann Arbor Community Parks Program 1972-1973 Stage Manager, Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz l Festival 1972 Manager, Energy Sound Co. (a divisiĆ³n of Rainbow Energies, a Michigan i prof i t Corporation) 1973