This program is examining the new use of the Grand Jury, as a problem in American criminal justice and Constitutional law. The guests have all had first hand experience with investigative grand juries during the past year. Jim Reif, a lawyer from the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York; Tom Davidson, who was indicted in the Harrisburg Kissinger kidnapping case; Sister Carol Vericker, a member of the Sisters of Charity of the St. Vincent De Paul in New York; Judy Gumbo of the Madam Inn Brigade and who has been subpoenaed in front of the Grand Jury in New York; and Leslie Bacon who testified before a Grand Jury in Seattle. The guests are interviewed by Bruce Soloway and Jackie Friedrich. This is an edited version (produced by Tiji) of the 96-minute program produced by Bruce Soloway at WBAI on October 18, 1971. See BC0364.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.