He even gives me spending money to take my girl friend ice-skating and to the movies.""“W eilr^Mar V— gets^these — Bulletins— from_the_ NAMBLA and he is a member.I had to go back to the shelter, but a few weeks later I had to go to this big court room and 1 saw Mark sitting there smiling.The judge asked me if 1 would like to live with Mark for good. Well 1 was now 1 3 years old and like most other guys was jerking off every chance I could. .,v b^f t^inpt tq locate cuf fent,^P 6 st Off ice,; B^'p , -b / ,®f NAMBLAy N ,pr.d^f'’fthat inyestigatipn.b^^^^ , b prey iq u s i y ; r p q ue ate d h y • S an ’ Fran c is c 0 - ’ m ay- b e ^ , ■ 'e.xe'. As soon as that went pubfic, the New Or- leans papers had a bail with that one. In typical fashion, he turned on the news reporters and their sources. Ho went on TV and said the reporters from the New Orleans Tlmes-PIca- yune and the paper Itself were “whores" for printing the stories about his alleged private “Jife.-~Hs-cslled-'a'grsnd-iury-to-haress-the- press. S, if they are to succeed, must be bui- lies of the worst stripe. This Is work many must enjoy; picking up faggot 14-year- olds, taking them down to the station, scar- ing the bejesus out of them, making them cry, smacking them — really, the perfect Other for a sadistic, repressed cop! Con- nick got forced confessions out of 10 boys, mostly street kids who hustled and who felt (quite correctly) that they were very vulner- able. on the one hand, said that these men abused the boys in the Boy Scouts while he “was the protector of all these boys.” One defendant wrote; “As I said at the outset, the Boy Scout label was a sham. under Connick (who left after these charges came down) left public service and became a public defender. A., who had left Connlck’s staff, gave an interview to New Orleans Magazine and said that Connick and cops had had extensive pre-programming sessions with the boy “victims” for them to get their lines rigm. I have written several articles over tlw past few years in defense of S/M and other sexual minority groups. O 3 CO Enclosures i Z) bills out of sequence in order “to make all your New -Orleans problems go away.” This lawyer had assured his client he had an inside track in the New Orleans D. When the lawyer and his Boston client finally showed up for trial in New Orleans (this lawyer didn’t even bother to fight extradition), they were eating in a French Quarter restaurant when the lawyer said: “Oh, by the way, I'm going to plead you guil- ty.” Which he did. Is ft possible Jacobs would have pushed this other Boston guy uptront for the O. But since Campbell knew Woodall, Cramer and Halvorsen, it's clear he was in a position to telt about the parties at Halvorsen' s artd elsewhere. it was Sialle, in 1978, while appearing as a witness at a rrrotion for new trial for Larry Phillips, who made it public that Connick and Campbell had been old quean lovers, etc. got a taste of hts own medicine, and it was quite bitter. Other cops have their own pat- ented-terrors that must woc K. Most of the boys used by police against these nine men were from broken homes, dependent on social services and/or worked the streets. 19B1 LETTERS • rrs so GOOD • BUILDING UNITY Dear NAMBLA and David Thorsiad, I am writing to you to lei you know that I am in support of your organization and its overa H pur- poses.I know that Mark is a boy-lover, but 1 also know he loves me like a son.l am now 14 and I have a girl friend and Mark is very excited for me.
They discount the idea that the boys may actually be in an advantaged position or that boys may have the ability to exploit in some cases. Sincerely, Janet Schrim • GLAD TO HAVE MARK Dear Sir: 1 am a fourteen year old boy involved sexually with an older guy I happen to love very much. U for- my- older.frien d, Marje^ would probably be dead by now.1 am sick and tired of listening to all these stories about boy-lovers and how perverted and sick they - are=-^'e S! When I was 1 1 years old my parents started to drink real heavy, and instead of buying food they bought a lot of booze.They were fighting all the time, and my dad always hit me for not cleaning the house.Weil, Mark hugged me that night and 1 could tell he was crying too.1 told him that night 1 loved him and wanted to remain with him forever.