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Transcript 14 Houston's Space City! reports that the home of Fred and Laura Brode was riddled with 16 shots from a .45 caliber weapon, for the second time. Fred Brode is chairman of the Houston Committee Against the War in Vietnam. The paper's "Advice to Dopers" column carried this question from a reader: "How much acid would you have to put in a quart of Kool-Aid to make it really good?" Answer—about one tab per cup, or 100 honest micrograms per cup. That issue also contains a two-page "Gay Perspective." 16 Joe Frazier knocks out Jimmy Ellis in the fifth to become the world heavyweight champion. 18 The U. S. embassy in Manila is attacked by 2000 young people. The seven defendants in the Chicago conspiracy trial are acquitted of conspiring to incite a riot during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, but five of the defendants are convicted of lesser charges. 19 Canada bans phosphates in detergents. Lester G. Maddox, the fried-chicken emporium king who precedes peanut farmer Jimmy Carter as governor of Georgia, signs legislation preventing the court-ordered transfer of teachers and students to achieve racial balance in the state's schools. 25 Reported U.S. military activity in Laos is criticized in Senate. 1,000 people seize a three-block business section of a student neighborhood in Santa Barbara, California, and burn the Bank of America to the ground. Governor Reagan calls the demonstrators "cowardly little bums." The next day he declares a state of emergency in the area. March 1 Rhodesia proclaims itself a republic, severing all ties with the British crown. Nuclear nonproliferation treaty goes into effect. 17 Army accuses fourteen officers of withholding information about a massacre at Song My, South Vietnam. 18 Prince Norodom Sihanouk is overthrown in Cambodian coup. Lon Nol becomes premier. UN security Council condemns Rhodesia. 23 Twenty-four Islamic foreign ministers begin conference on cooperation in Jidda, Saudi Arabia. 27 Israelis shoot down five Egyptian Mig-21 jet-fighters over the Suez Canal. U.S. reaffirms policy not to widen the Vietnam war, and claims that a recent incursion in Cambodia, with U.S. air support, happened without the government's prior knowledge. 30 Supreme Court says judges may bind, gag, jail or expel from court unruly defendants. Also in March: Members of the Mexican American Youth Organization'(MAYO) break into Christ Presbyterian Church at 3600 Fulton and "liberate it for the people." Little Richard sings at the Music Hall. Pacifica radio (KPFT, FM 90) goes on the air. Jeff Jones, head of Yin Yang Conspiracy ticket, is elected president of University of Texas student association. Houstonian Danny Schacht is sentenced to six months in prison and fined $250 for wearing "parts of an army.uni- form" in an anti-war skit. Carl Hampton announces formation of Peoples Party II to follow the examples of the Black Panther Party. The local Ku Klux Klan sends messages to radical organizations warning Klan members are "watching you." April 8 Senate rejects Supreme Court nominee Harold Carswell. Egypt claims two Israeli jets bombed an elementary school, killing 30 children. 20 Nixon pledges to withdraw 150,000 U.S. troops from Vietnam within next year. 22 Earth Day. Canada House of Commons extends pollution controls over 100 miles of offshore Arctic waters. Australia announces plan to withdraw one of three battalions from Vietnam. 24 China launches its first earth satellite. 28 Egypt inflicts heavy damage on Israelis along the Suez Canal. 29 Transcripts of Mary Jo Kopechne inquest are released, as is statement from presiding judge who could not accept part of Edward M. Kennedy's testimony as true. 30 Nixon announces U.S. offensive in Cambodia, campuses erupt. Also this month: Rice students invite Abbie Hoffman to speak, but administration balks, says no, tries to negotiate, and students set fire to the Dean's office, causing $50,000 in damages (the students having already this year demonstrated against the CIA, General Electric, the Vietnam War and the ROTO. Hoffman speaks at Hermann Park Rally, as does Pacifica news director Dave McQueen, who advises the students to go back across the street to Rice and "tear it down brick by fucking brick," causing his own firing by station manager Larry Lee, who nevertheless feels McQueen had a good idea. Students at the University of Houston sit in for five days trying unsuccessfully to save a grove of trees. Bobby Joe Conner, black, 24 years old, is killed by Houston police. Woodstock—the movie opens at Alabama Theater. May Four students are killed at Kent State University. Nixon assures meeting of university presidents that the administration's verbal attacks on students will cease. 8 Senator George McGovern announces formation of Committee to End the War. Hardhats disrupt antiwar demonstration in New York. 100,000 gather in Washington to protest Cambodia offensive; Nixon shows up at Lincoln Monument just before dawn to talk about it (later, Nixon says he had tried to "relate" to their problems, but students say much of conversation about football). 11 Pacifica's transmitter is bombed to smithereens; Klan suspected. 14 Two students killed and nine wounded when police fire into crowd outside women's dorm at Jackson State College. 15 Nixon appoints two women generals, the first in U.S. history. 16 French President Georges Pompidou calls for calm after a series of bomb and arson attacks against public buildings and homes of politicians. 17 About 100 members of People Against Nerve Gas (PANG) hold a "die-in" in downtown Seattle to protest shipment of nerve gas through the area. 19 South Vietnamese conclude a 24-hour cease fire marking Buddha's birthday, as Viet Cong begin heavy shellings and stepped-up activity to mark Ho Chi Minh's 80th birthday. total synthesis of a gene. 10 A bomb explodes in a men's room at New York City police headquarters and seven people are injured. 12 Egypt reportedly turns back two Israeli commando attempts to cross the Suez Canal. 15 The Supreme Court announces that men who object to war for "purely moral and ethical reasons" may be excused from the draft as conscientious objectors. 16 Charles Manson goes on trial. 21 Penn Central bankruptcy reorganization okayed. .26 Bernadette Devlin begins six-month prison term for her role in riots in Lon- derry. Devlin, a Roman Catholic from Northern Ireland, is a Member of Parliament. 27 Israel and Syria are still at it, fighting in the Golan Heights on the third day of the biggest Middle East battle since the 1967 war. 29 The U.S. announces the withdrawal of the last U.S. soldiers from Cambodia. 30 The Organization of American States is unanimous in its support of a resolution condemning terrorism and political kidnapping. Also this month: 10,000 homosexual men and women march up New York's Sixth Avenue and into Central Park for a "Gay-ln." Space City! bemoans the prevalence of 18-20-year-olds dropping acid and thus "sapping their energy." Abbie Hoffman's Woodstock Nation is published by Vintage Press. Angela Davis, a UCLA professor, is fired. She is an avowed member of the Communist Party. M*A*S*H is showing at local movie theaters. July 1 New York State abortion law goes into effect. It is the most liberal in the nation. Nixon names David K. E. Bruce to head U.S. delegation at Paris peace talks. 12 Thor Heyerdahl arrives at Barbados after 57-day crossing of Atlantic from Morocco to demonstrate his theory of human migration from Africa. 22 Palestinian commandoes hijack Greek passenger jet. 23 Spectators throw tear gas bombs from visitors' gallery of the House of Commons. Grand jury indicts 13 Weathermen on charges of conspiring to commit bombing. 24 Nasser announces acceptance of U.S. peace plan for three-month Middle East cease fire. 26 Houston police attack Peoples Party II headquarters and police snipers on top of St. John's church kill party chairman Carl Hampton. Jordan accepts peace plan; Syria, Iraq, and Arab guerrilla organizations reject it. 27 Thousands stone police, smash police cars and windows of luxury stores in downtown loop area of Chicago. Police fire into crowd. Incident caused by impatience at five-hour delay of rock concert. 29 Mayor John Lindsay places New York City on alert as temperature inversion sends pollution levels above danger point. 31 Israeli Cabinet accepts U.S. peace plan. Also this month: Space City! offices shot at three times in three weeks following the Carl Hampton killing. The newspaper begins publishing series on self-defense, armed and otherwise. (Later this year, paper prints information about how to buy and care for guns, with headline "Shoot Back.") Getting Straight, with Candice Bergen and Elliott Gould, opens at movie theaters. August Fidel Castro is on hand for landing in ?J& 20 Between 60,000 and 150,000 construction workers, longshoremen and office workers > rally around New York's city hall in support of Nixon and Viet7 nam policy. Egyptian president Nasser confirms that Russian pilots are flying armed Egyptian planes. 21 Mao Tse-tung calls for world revolution against "U.S. imperialism." 22 Arab Guerrillas attack Israeli school bus, kill 12. 25 Stock market takes biggest single-day dive since Kennedy assassination. 27 Stock market makes biggest single-day gain ever, up 32.04 points. Also this month: Police kill six black men during a riot in Augusta, Georgia. June 1 KPFT goes back on the air. Wisconsin scientists announce the first HOUSTONBREAKTHROIJGH < * t < *■ < H «»M((Mt4«(f *>«(< l> « * 44 * * 4+ * 4 # 4 4 « * -# 4 OECEMBER/JANI