1977 June 11
South Walpole (Mass.) - Sends visiting hours; calling would be too much of a hassle.
1977 Mar. 15
South Walpole (Mass.) - Is doing okay despite doing five days in isolation. Was in the library and believes he is eligible for bail; amazed at 6th Amendment right to a speedy trial, which he has not received.
1977 Feb. 27
South Walpole (Mass.) - Slow in returning Grace's letter due to his depression. Would like his wife (Lynette) to meet Gloria although Lynette claims not to like anyone from New Bedford. Is in the A section of prison ("I'm a good slave") and is attending school, working as a counselor in a drug program, and was working in the metal shop until they had a strike and he was charged with mutiny and... more
1977 Oct. 24
South Walpole (Mass.) - Has a "heavy case of Macho" and does not easily put his feelings on paper. Is back in maximum security. Angry at what he has had to endure: "Thinking about it brings hot flashes to my head. Back stabbing sons of dogs." Cannot go to Norfolk and leave behind his co-defendant; "You know, G, I'm really a bitter dude. I feel bitter towards my family, so-called friends, even ... more
1977 Nov. 10
South Walpole (Mass.) - Not entirely self-sufficient: "At the present time the person who committed the crime I am now doing this life bid for wants to come forward with the truth. Our lawyer warns against it. He says the court would throw it out..." Needs community support and activists on the outside; does not trust his lawyer: "We're from different classes. I'm against what he stands for an... more