Dear Barbara Gamer -- Here are three books, in descending order of usefulness for your topic. They are all relevant. Title: In the service of their country ; war resisters in prison. Author: Gaylin, Willard. Published: New York, Viking Press  Tollefson, James W., 1950- The strength not to fight : an oral history of conscientious objectors of the Vietnam War Boston : Little, Brown, c1993 vi, 248 p. Title: When can I come home? Author: Polner, Murray, ed. Published: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Books, 1972. Joseph Jones University of British Columbia Library firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.library.ubc.ca/jones On Fri, 22 Sep 2000 email@example.com wrote: not a list member, please respond off-list.--the modr8r ======================================================== Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 17:33:42 -0700 From: Barbara Gamer <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Research help on incarcerated c.o.'s I am a writer. I need information about how Vietnam conscientious objectors or draft resisters who went to prison were treated. Specifically, I am interested in how were they classified within the Bureau of Prisons, what if any special problems they encountered within the prison population, what their continuing contact with the peace movement was during incarceration, how they viewed the experience after it was finished. I am also interested in background information like descriptions of the facilities, food, work, visiting restrictions, phone and mail privileges. If you have personal experiences, can refer me to someone who does have personal experience, or can refer me to any books on the subject, I would be grateful. Please respond to me personally. Thank you.
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