June 21, 2007

Peltier play on the move

Leonard Peltier Play Could Come To SDSome call him a political prisoner. Others call him a cold-blooded killer. It's been 30 years since Leonard Peltier was sentenced to life in prison for murdering two FBI agents during a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. And people are still fascinated with his story.

Most recently, a Colorado woman adapted it into a play, which her company hopes to present across the country.

The new four-act play, based on the prison writings of Leonard Peltier, is meant to help others "meet" the convicted killer who still claims he's wrongly convicted.

The play's producers believe Peltier is paying the price for a crime he didn't commit.

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