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  • Subject contains "Police Corruption "

Press Release regarding the defense of Philip Bentley Brooks who was accused of murdering a deputy sheriff during the "Watts Uprising". The document provides case details, comments from his attorney, Kenneth Thomas, and requests for funding from the…

Letter pleads to its recipients the case of Brooks, who, according to the letter "is being scapegoated to provide a Negro "murderer" whose alleged killing of a white man might seem to justify the large-scale killing of Negroes during the Watts…
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