"Chicago defendant asks to leave U.S."
Newspaper clipping from Chicago Today dated January 14, 1971 reporting that Eqbal Ahmad requested the travel restrictions on his bail be lifted temporarily so that he could deliver a lecture in Toronto. Ahmad was one of six anti-war activists accused of conspiring to kidnap Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
"Kidnap Plot Suspect a 'Nice Guy'"
Newspaper clipping from The Chicago Tribune dated January 13, 1971 reporting that Herman D. Smith, chairman of the Adlai E. Stevenson Institute where Eqbal Ahmad was a fellow, was distressed and surprised by Ahmad’s arrest.
"Indicted priests deny part in any kidnap-bomb plot"
Newspaper clipping from The Chicago Sun-Times dated January 14, 1971 reporting that, in addition to the maximum life sentence for conspiracy to kidnap, Eqbal Ahmad and others could face additional charges for plotting to blow up federal property and for the transportation and possession of explosives.
"Ahmad Held For Transfer"
Newspaper clipping dated January 21, 1971 announcing U.S. Commissioner James T. Balog’s order for the removal of Eqbal Ahmad to Harrisburg after being indicted on charges of conspiring to kidnap Henry Kissinger.
"Ahmad defense fund set up by professor"
Newspaper clipping from The Chicago Sun-Times dated January 23, 1971 announcing the formation of the Eqbal Ahmad Legal Defense Fund by Ibrahim Abu-Lughod, professor of Political Science at Northwestern University and personal friend of Ahmad.
"Pakistani Still Free On Bond"
Newspaper clipping from the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle dated January 21, 1971 announcing that Eqbal Ahmad would remain free on bond in Chicago until an arraignment could be arranged in Harrisburg.
"Bond Set for Kissinger Suspect"
Newspaper clipping from The Chicago Tribune dated January 14, 1971 of an article by Rudolph Unger. The article reports that bond was set at $60,000 for Eqbal Ahmad, one of six anti-war activists indicted on charges of conspiring to kidnap Henry Kissinger.
"Opinion of the people"
Newspaper clipping from The Chicago Sun-Times dated February 10, 1971 of a letter to the editor titled "Eqbal Ahmad lecture" by Steven Lukes. Lukes describes a 1970 lecture given by Ahmad at Northwestern University as money spent in poor taste after Ahmad said that "Israel as an exclusivist state must be destroyed."
"400 Hear Ahmad on Race Seminar"
Newspaper clipping from The Chicago Tribune dated January 15, 1971 of an article by Charles Mount. Eqbal Ahmad received a standing ovation from 400 students at Lake Forest College who heard him during a seminar on racism.
Photograph of Chandra Gooneratne
Caption: "Chandra Gooneratne (second from left), an American-educated Ceylonese, has worked as an adviser to the U.S. Embassy in Colombo, Ceylon, for eight years."