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Clay Shaw Writes Rod McKuen

Here is a letter that Clay Shaw wrote to poet Rod McKuen:

The United States Supreme Court had decided not to hear an appeal from a lower court enjoining prosecution of Clay Shaw for perjury:

New Orleans States-Item, November 20, 1972

In his letter to McKuen, Shaw referred to this editorial in the New Orleans Times-Picayune:

New Orleans Times-Picayune, November 22, 1972

The same issue of the Times-Picayune had an article about Shaw's plans for a lawsuit against Jim Garrison:

Here is how this was reported in the New Orleans States-Item:

New Orleans States-Item, November 21, 1972

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A lovely tribute read at Clay Shaw's funeral.

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Here is Judge Christenberry's ruling on Garrison's prosecution of Clay Shaw for perjury.

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