Saturday, October 3, 2015

Don Edwards, Congressman Who Championed Civil Rights, Dies at 100

International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee:

"We are saddened to learn of the passing of former Congressman Don Edwards. A former FBI Agent, Congressman Edwards was a strong advocate for Leonard Peltier. He strenuously argued for a new trial and, ultimately, clemency for Leonard Peltier. A decades long champion for civil and human rights, Congressman Edwards passed away on Thursday at the age of 100."

Read more:  http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/10/03/us/politics/don-edwards-congressman-who-championed-civil-rights-dies-at-100.html

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