New York: Committee to Defend the Panther 21, . First Edition Thus. Broadsheet measuring 11 x 8 1/2 inches (280 x 215 mm), printed both sides, text in double columns, portrait of Jean Genet on the recto. French author Jean Genet's appeal to defend Black Panther leader Bobby Seale against murder charges in New Haven. Genet writes: "If we recognize the fact that the Panther movement is the most profoundly revolutionary movement in America, it is time for us to act as quickly as we can to prevent its total destruction." Reprinted from Ramparts magazine, June, 1970. Translated from the French by Judy Oringer. Item #2022
CONDITION: Lightly toned, with a couple of minor creases. A Near Fine copy of a publication that often shows up torn or chipped.