Prison Experience: John Sinclair, Syracuse University, February 23, 1972

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February 23, 1972

John Sinclair speaks at Syracuse University about his experience in prison, American counterculture, and his vision for a free society; February 23, 1972

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00:59:49
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers (Unit III, no. 14)
 

Argument for delay / Hugh "Buck" Davis, Pun Plamondon, John Sinclair, May 24 & 31, 1973

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May 24, 1973

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Argument for renewal of motion for delay in "People vs. Craig Blazier and Pun Plamondon"; Memorial Day Conference concerning civil suit against John Mitchell, et. al. (conspiracy case) / Hugh "Buck" Davis, Pun Plamondon, John Sinclair;  May 24, 1973,  May 31, 1973

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00:30:37
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers (Unit IV, no. 8)
 

Prison class / John Sinclair, February 15, 1972

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February 15, 1972

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John Sinclair discusses income inequality, community, and issues of class and race related to criminality and its causes, February 15, 1972

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00:49:11
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers
 

WMSB-TV, East Lansing, February 9, 1972 - part 2

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February 9, 1972

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John Sinclair responds to criticism and discusses the music business, cultural identity, the origin of the Rainbow People's Party, the prison system, and his vision for an anti-capitalist society, February 9, 1972

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01:19:17
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers
 

WMSB-TV, East Lansing, February 9, 1972 - part 1

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February 9, 1972

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John Sinclair discusses rock and roll, the local prison system and life in prison, the history of the White Panther Party and Rainbow People's Party, and the origins of the counterculture movement, February 9, 1972

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01:10:14
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers
 

Prison Class / John Sinclair, Rod Miller, February 1, 1972

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February 1, 1972

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John Sinclair and Rod Miller discuss life in prison, race issues and incarceration, and the development of the local prison system, February 1, 1972

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01:04:34
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers
 

Speech at Wayne State University Law School, January 24, 1972

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January 24, 1972

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Discussion of incarceration, prison conditions, and life in prison; discussion of journalist confidentiality and the relationship between politics and journalism / John Sinclair, January 24, 1972

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00:55:47
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers
 

Statements before Ann Arbor City Council; Interview with John Sinclair June 16, 21, 1969

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June 16, 1969

Statements before Ann Arbor City Council concerning: police conduct, street lighting, need for public bussing at night; interview with John Sinclair regarding police conduct and the political and cultural environment in Ann Arbor; June 16, 21, 1969

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00:54:51
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers
 

John Sinclair Prison Release, December 15, 1971

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December 15, 1971

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Commentary concerning Sinclair prison release; Sinclair prison release and welcome home reception; telephone conversation between John and Leni Sinclair and John Lennon and Yoko Ono,  December 15, 1971

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00:17:22
Repository Info: 
Bentley Historical Library, John & Leni Sinclair Papers (Unit IV, no. 6)
 

An Interview with John Sinclair and Leni Sinclair

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April 1, 2011 at Chrysler Arena and the Bentley Historical Library

On April 1, 2011, in anticipation of the 40th anniversary of the John Sinclair Freedom Rally, AADL staff had the opportunity to interview John Sinclair and Leni Sinclair at both Chrysler Arena and the Bentley Historical Library. For more information, interviews, historical audio, photographs, and essays, visit Freeingjohnsinclair.org.

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01:39:59
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Ann Arbor District Library
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