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Plumbers Task Force May 3, 1972 Demonstration

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Volume: 2 Feet




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Box 1:
  • Planning and Coordination [b3 grand jury information, b6, 7c-16 pages]
  • Investigative Correspondence [7c-15 pages]
  • Investigative Correspondence-- non-Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) [b3 grand jury information, 7c-56 pages]
  • Investigative Correspondence-- FBI [7c, b3 grand jury information-83 pages]
  • Documentary Evidence- summaries [b3 grand jury information, b6, 7c-144 pages]
  • Documentary Evidence:
    • Airline tickets [7c-16 pages]
    • CRP logs: May 1st-4th [13 pages]
    • Arrangements for demonstration and Hoover [108 pages]
    • From Capitol Police [7c-32 pages]
    • From George Rodericks, Mayor's Command Center:
      • Wednesday 3 May 1972, 1200-2400, National Emergency Moratorium at US Capitol [7c-25 pages]
      • Wednesday 3 May 1972, 1000-1730, American Friends Service Committee [38 pages]
      • Chronological file, May 1972 1-9 May [b6-168 pages]
    • Reitz Diary for early May '72 [b3 grand jury information-2 pages]
    • US v. Russo and Ellsberg, Motion relating to May 3rd Incident [78 pages]
    • Shumway, DeVan L. 1972 diary [109 pages]
    • 1st Monday issues from Lofton, John [56 pages]
    • FBI summaries [7c-5 pages]
    • Rhatican's White House notes [70 pages]
    • [         ]-grand jury exhibits [b3 grand jury information-3 pages]
    • Newspaper accounts [24 pages]
Box 2:
  • Contact sheets for photographs of Republican events [Open]

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Box 2A:
  • Negatives for photographs of Republican events [Open]
Box 3: Witness Statements:
  • Witness Statements [b3 grand jury information-13 pages]
  • FBI statements [b6, 7c-320 pages]
  • Senate statements [7c-53 pages]
  • Watergate Special Prosecution Force interviews [b3 grand jury information, b6, 7c-178 pages]
  • Rhatican, William [b3 grand jury information, 7c-87 pages]
  • Rohan, Angelica [b6, 7c-45 pages]
Box 4:
  • Legal and Factual Analysis [b3 grand jury information, 7c, Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act (PRMPA) -259 pages]
  • Recommendations [b3 grand jury information, 7c, PRMPA-70 pages]
  • Notes [b3 grand jury information, 7c-98 pages]
  • Photographs [20 large photographs of demonstrations-none of the May 3rd demonstration]

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