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Transcript Motives for murder: 1957-71 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 L962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 "Lord, It's true! We are not on the right path." - Pope Paul VI Havana of first hijacked 747, carrying 379 people from New York to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hurricane Celia strikes Texas Coast at Corpus Christi, killing 31 people. Black Panther Party co-founder Huey Newton is freed on bail after a reversal of his 1968 conviction for voluntary manslaughter is upheld. Israel and Egypt begin three-month truce along Suez Canal. Superior Court Judge Harold J. Haley is killed after an attempted escape and kidnapping at his San Rafael, California, courthouse. Also killed are Jonathan Jackson, who was the brother of Soledad Brother George Jackson and who provided the weapons, and two other San Quentin convicts. Charges of murder and kidnapping are filed against Ruchell Magee, a convict who was in the courtroom as a witness, and Angela Davis, who police say purchased the guns. Soon, Davis makes it onto the FBI's "10 most wanted" list. 10 U.S. House of Representatives approves a constitutional amendment that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex. 14 Israeli jets attack Jordanian army for first time since truce began. 18 U.S. sinks old Liberty ship bearing cargo of nerve gas in Atlantic Ocean. John Gardner announces the founding of Common Cause. 24 Explosion in University of Wisconsin building kills one and destroys the building. 26 10,000 women join in Women's Strike for Equality in New York to mark the 50th anniversary of women's suffrage in U.S. 31 Desegregated classes begin for first time in more than 200 school districts in South. Also this month: Nixon's anti-crime bill passes Senate. "No-knock" section allows police to break into residences if they think evidence inside might be destroyed. Nixon says it "should be a warning to those who engage in [terrorist] acts that we are not going to tolerate these activities." Bobby Seale, chairman of Black Panther Party, awaits trial on murder charges in jail in New Haven. September Senate defeats McGovern-Hatfield proposal to withdraw all U.S. troops from Indochina by end of 1971. Marxist candidate Salvadore Allende wins plurality in Chilean presidential election. headed for New York. The planes, carrying more than 600 people, are turned around; three go to Middle East and passengers are held hostage, one lands in London as fourth hijacking fails. Arabs hijack another British jet and land it near two others in Jordanian desert. 11 Nixon assigns armed federal guards to U.S. overseas flights. Vice President Agnew speaks: "The great question for all of us this fall is becoming clearer and clearer. Will America be led by a president elected by a majority of the American people or will we be intimidated and blackmailed into following the path dictated by a disruptive and radical and militant minority—the pampered prodigies of the radical liberals in the United States Senate?" 12 Arabs blow up three jets in Jordanian desert. Most hostages released. 18 Nixon quoted in interview as saying U.S. was "prepared to intervene in the Jordanian civil war should Syria and Iraq enter the conflict and tip the military balance against government forces." Palestinian guerrillas are attempting to overthrow King Hussein. 26 Presidential Commission on Campus Unrest urges Nixon to exert moral leadership in healing discord. 28 Egyptian president Nasser dies of heart attack after Arab summit. 30 Presidential Commission on Obscenity and Pornography says it can find no scientific evidence of a causal relationship between pornography and crime or sexual deviance and urges the repeal of all laws prohibiting the distribution of such materials to consenting adults. Nixon condemns the report before its release, calling it "morally bankrupt." Also this month : The Weatherman Underground designs and executes the successful escape of Timothy Leary from the prison at San Luis Obispo, where he had been confined for seven months as the result of a little marijuana caper he and his daughter were involved in in Mexico, as well as a couple of other events. Leary goes to Algiers where the Black Panther Party Embassy grants him asylum. The Pro-Palestine/Anti-Israel movement gains momentum on the American Left. Texas Governor Preston Smith is shouted down by University of Houston demonstrators crying "Free Lee Otis!" in support of black activist Lee Otis Johnson, who is serving a 30-year sentence for passing a joint to an undercover police officer. Smith leaves the stage, confused, it is said later, about what they were saying to him. He thought they wanted frijoles. Pigs vs. Hippies baseball games proliferate. The Pigs usually win. October members of Wichita State University's football team crashes, killing all passengers. (Then, on November 10, another chartered plane crashes, killing the entire Marshall University (West Virginia) football team.) Commission on Campus Unrest says killings at Kent State were "unwarranted," but blames both National Guardsmen and students. Weathermen leader Bernadine Dohrn, in a tape-recorded broadcast in New York, calls for an offensive by dissidents that "will spread from Santa Barbara to Boston, back to Kent and Kansas." Faces of many Weathermen are displayed in U.S. Post Offices. shootings, but indicts 25 other people, mostly students and faculty, and lays blame for the deaths on "permissiveness." 18 Body of Quebec labor minister is found. 24 Joint session of Chilean Congress elects Allende president. 31 In a campaign speech, Nixon calls for the end of "appeasement" of "thugs and hoodlums." Two days earlier, various objects had been thrown at him at a California rally. Also this month: The Ku Klux Klan holds a rally near Crosby. About 400 people turn up at the first public Klan rally in three years. KPFT's transmitter is dynamited again; although it had been placed in an underground bunker this time, the bombers placed explosives on an air vent and weighted them down, and that did the trick. Gays complain of harassment by police in Montrose bars. Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix die. In Space City!, women's Chicanos' and blacks' revolutionary politics have almost entirely replaced war protest. War continues (it will still be more than a year before Nixon and Kissinger order the Christmas bombing of North Vietnam, including its hospitals.) November 3 Congressional and other elections are held; among the elected are Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisolm, Yvonne Braith- waite Burke, Barbara Jordan, Ron Dellums and Father Robert F. Dri- nan, the first Roman Catholic priest rate to 5.5 percent. December Senate rejects request for funding of supersonic transport plane (SST). 10 Nixon, at his first press conference in four months, warns he will order more bombing of North Vietnam if the level of fighting is stepped up as U.S. troops withdraw, or if reconnaissance planes are shot at. 14 Nixon announces John Connally will become secretary of the treasury. 15 The Food and Drug Administration order a million cans of tuna fish off the market because of excessive mercury content. 23 FDA recalls frozen swordfish from the market because of excessive mercury content. 27 India's prime minister, Indira Gandhi, dissolves Parliament. 31 County Judge Bill Elliott criticizes Armco Steel President William C. Verity, whose company had been dumping cyanide into the Houston ship channel. Paul McCartney brings suit to break up the Beatles. Allende announces that Chile will nationalize its banks, not long after he announced he would establish diplomatic relations with Cuba. KPFT announces it will be back on the air January 20, 1971. Nixon invites the White House Arab commandoes hijack four airliners A chartered plane carrying thirteen Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wins Nobel Prize for literature. 10 Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte is kidnapped by French- Canadian separatists. 12 Commission on Civil Rights reports that there has been a "major breakdown" in enforcement of civil rights legislation. 13 Angela Davis is captured in New York. 15 China, Russia and America test nuclear devices on the same day in what is called an "unprecedented coincidence." 16 Ohio Grand Jury exonerates National Guardsmen in Kent State to vote in the House. Nixon announces that, although no great Republican gains were made, he now has an ideological majority in Congress. Charles de Gaulle dies. 10 Nixon, at de Gaulle's funeral, calls it "a great day for France." 12 Biologists at State University of New York in Buffalo report first artificial synthesis of living cell. 18 Linus Pauling claims that large doses of vitamin C can prevent colds. 21 U.S. planes begin 24-hour bombing of North Vietnam. 30 Federal Reserve Board cuts discount press corps in for an hour of drinks and conversation, and tells them he pays no attention to public opinion polls. That day, he also signs the Clear Air Bill to "virtually eliminate dangerous emissions from automobile exhausts by 1976." At the Manson trial, the prosecution's star witness, Linda Kasabiarv, is called "Mr. Magoo" by Manson's at- j torney, who reminds the jury that Magoo always leaves "havoc in his wake but comes out unhurt himself." Oil is still escaping from a bu..v.rvg Shell Oil Company platform in the Gulf of Mexico and the slick stretches 2.8 miles. John Lennon says the first time the Beatles took LSD was in 1964. The Next Day, January 1,1971: A Datsun 1200 costs $1736, while Renaults are going for $1495. The last cigarette commercials are seen on American television. J. Edgar Hoover is 76. If irbbsttM-fetfEAKWRomfft W tfrttoBW/lAifdAWitoo1