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Schedule of activities during Catonsville 9 trial week: 6-12 October 1968

Schedule of activities during Catonsville 9 trial week: 6-12 October 1968
View smaller version of image Catonsville Library, Baltimore County Public Library
Collection: Friends of Catonsville Library
Date: 1968-10
Date of Digitization: 2004-03-29
Source: Catonsville Library
Original Dimensions: 27 x 21 cm
Creator: Baltimore Defense Committee
Schedule Published by Baltimore Defense Committee Peace Action Center 


Note: All activities will emphasize that :
1  the Catonsville Nine will have our complete support for their action in
    the hope that such actions will become commonplace and that the draft 
    system will be destroyed. We salute likewise the men who destroyed many 
    records yesterday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2  people have the right and duty, if necessary, to dissent, to demonstrate, 
    to resist and to revolt;
3  "Agnew Country" is not as placid as Mr. Agnew would like to believe. His 
    recent campaign statements concerning "subversives", "academic freedom
    and dissent, as well as his vendetta against H. Rap Brown and his relations 
    with the black community in general, will be vigorously challenged; 
4  Local draft board members in Baltimore, hitherto virtually anonomous,
    must be regarded as public officials, subject to exposure and censure for 
    their collusion with Selective Service.
     There will be a press conference daily beginning October 7 at 5P.M. 
at St. Ignatius Hall, Calvert & Monument.
     Week prior to trial: Speaking engagements and rallies are being set up
       on college campuses and other places. Some of the defendants will speak at 
     these rallies. 
Sun., Oct 6   —    11 A.M. Visits to local churches to leaflet
                        4 P.M. Picket line at Basilica of the Assumption, across from Enoch Pratt 
                        8 P.M. Rally at St. Ignatius Hall. Defendants to speak.
Mon., Oct 7 —     9 A.M. Assembly for mobilization march at Charles & 29th, near the
                        monument in Wyman Park. 
                        Noon Rally at War Memorial Plaza, speakers to be announced.
                        1 P.M. Picket line at Main Post Office
                        4 P.M. Mass distribution of printed material in downtown area. 
                        8 P.M. General meeting at St. Ignatius. Trial witnesses will speak 
Tues., Oct 8         Noon March from St. Ignatius to Custom House via Main Post Office. 
                        A coffin will be presented to selective service personnel.
                        2 P.M. Action to be announced
                        6 P.M. Dinner to honor war resisters at St. Ignatius. 
                        8 P.M. Resistance rap, entertainment at St. Ignatius.
Wed., Oct. 9        8 P.M. Program on U. S. imperialism at St. Ignatius
                                 Nothing else scheduled yet for this date.
Thur., Oct 10       Nothing as yet
Fri., Oct 11         Direct action against specific draft board member
Sat., Oct 12         Direct action against specific draft board member