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Leonard Peltier Speaks From Prison (from 2000)

Leonard Peltier speaks to Democracy Now! in a rare interview from prison, broadcast June 12, 2000. The Native American leader has spent the last 24 years of his life in prison, mainly at the Federal Penitentiary at Leavenworth. He was convicted of the June 26,1975 murders of two FBI agents on the Jumping Bull Ranch in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. He continues to maintain his innocence. Call U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno: 202.305.1400 (comment line to voice your opinion on the Peltier case. Parole hearing is today, June 12 at Leavenworth)