Jenkins Seeks YAF Assistance For Campaign to Free Fiancee
An MIT graduate student in linguistics described what it's like to have a fiancee in an East German prison last night, at this year's first meeting of H.R Young Americans for Freedom.
Lyle Jenkins-an American who was released from an East German concentration camp 10 weeks ago--told the audience of 20 that he was trying to start a national campaign to force the German Democratic Republic to release him laws for conspiring "to entice citizens out of the German Democratic Republic."
The arrests followed the escape of Strickland's fiancee--the daughter of a high official in the East German secret public-so West German.
"I was sentenced years." Jenkins said. He and Strickland were released after 22 months, however, when a work-hunger strike and the signing of the fourpower create on West