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Title:
Lawyer defending Dr. Benjamin Spock seeks help in organizing a support movement in Japan
Date of Creation:
May 22, 1968
Date of Declassification:
May 27, 1980
Type of Document:
Memorandum
Level of Classification:
NOT GIVEN
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
1 p.
Abstract:
This Memo gives information regarding request from Dr. Benjamin Spock's lawyer's letter to organize a support movement in Japan for Dr. Spock. The letter asked ___ to arrange either to send Japanese lawyers or legal experts to aid in Dr. Spock's defense, or to send Japanese sympathizers to attend the trial as observers. The Memo also provides some information concerning activities of the Japanese Communist Party, especially its involvement in the 21 October 1967 World Struggle Against United States Aggression in Vietnam.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
1983-000130