This is from The Final Straw Radio and originally aired on February 17th, 2019 on 103.3FM radio in Asheville, North Carolina. Text, links, and show are from The Final Straw Radio. Be sure to listen and support Leonard Peltier’s struggle for justice. Listen here.
A Story of Leonard Peltier
This week, Paulette D’auteuil speaks about the life and case of Leonard Peltier. Peltier is one of the best known political prisoners currently held in the U.S. Paulette is the Director of the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, based near Coleman, FL, where Leonard is incarcerated and also is an advisor to the National Jericho Movement.
For the hour, Paulette tells about Leonard’s life, his case, his health, the resistance that Leonard was and continues to be a part of, COINTELPRO, and Leonard’s art. You can learn more about Leonard Peltier by visiting the ILPDC’s website, http://whoisleonardpeltier.info, where you’ll find lots more info, Leonard’s artwork, ways to plug in and do events to raise awareness of Leonard’s case and keep up on updates. You can also find the ILPDC on twitter and fedbook.
Interview begins at 9 min, 14 sec