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Interview with Attny Eric A. Seitz for Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier re- Parole Hearing 7-28-09

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Interview with Attny Eric A. Seitz for Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier re-Parole Hearing 7-28-09 Literally we will be catching one of Peltier's attny's-Eric Seitz as he is heading out the door to legally represent Political prisoner Leonard Peltier in an upcoming Parole hearing that could set Peltier free after being incarcerated for over 33 years. Many people know about a shoot out that occurred between two FBI agents and members of the American Indian movement, during the AIM occupation in Pine Ridge, SD. The gunfire exchange took place at the Jumping Bull Ranch. By the time it was over both FBI Agents Coler and Williams were killed, as well AIM member and Native American Joseph Stuntz . Peltier was fled to Canada, but was later extradited, tried & sentenced with two consecutive life terms after a jury found him guilty of their deaths. Two other AIM members, Bob Robideau and Dino Butler, were also accused & tried for the murders of the federal agents, but were acquitted on grounds of self-defense: http://doriancope.blogspot.com/2009/06/26th-june-1975-pine-ridge-shootout.html “On 26th June 1975, two FBI agents in unmarked cars followed a red pickup on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota in pursuit of a Native American called Jimmy Eagle, who was wanted for the theft of a pair of cowboy boots.... " Leonard Peltier #89637-132 USP-Lewisburg US Penitentiary PO Box 1000 Lewisburg, PA 17837 LEONARD PELTIER PAROLE HEARING SET JULY 28, 2009 Leonard Peltier's first full parole hearing was held in 1993, at which time his case was continued for a 15-year reconsideration. Mr. Peltier has recently applied for and been granted a parole hearing. The hearing is scheduled for July 28, 2009. All supporters are encouraged to step up their efforts in support of parole for Leonard Peltier. Contact: United States Parole Commission 5550 Friendship Blvd., Ste. 420 Chevy Chase, MD 20815-7286

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