Berkeley: Bay Area Research Collective, 1976. First edition. Stapled, illustrated wrappers (7” x 8 ½”), 57 pp, illus. A Fine copy.
The final issue of this Bay Area Research Collective publication, which served as an aboveground mouthpiece for a variety of leftist terrorist groups including the Symbionese Liberation Army, New World Liberation Front, Black Liberation Army, Red Guerrilla Family, George Jackson Brigade, etc. This issue includes numerous critical letters from the NWLF to BARC and BARC’s response, with part of the debate around content from Red Dragon, No. 9 related to homosexuality and feminism in the movement; two readers write in to weigh in on the same issues; information on Seattle guerrilla activity with legal coverage of the George Jackson Brigade’s failed bank robbery and members subsequent incarceration. This is followed by a letter from GJB member, Ed Mead, on criticism of the group in Red Dragon, No. 9; the infiltration of New Dawn, News from Boston, trial statements from Bill and Emily Harris of the Symbionese Liberation Army, and more. Item #06761