The Revolt of the Cockroach People - Chapters 18-19, pgs. 234-258 Summary & Analysis

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One of the witnesses at the trial is undercover police officer Fernando Sumaya. He testifies about attending a meeting at Brown's Sixth Street home. Brown wasn't there, but the group made plans for a march the next day. Brown also questions him about the events surrounding the Zanzibar killing since he was in the Silver Dollar Bar where and when the reporter was killed.

The next witness, police officer Tom Wilson, is questioned about his reasons for firing into the Silver Dollar Bar. Brown also questions Officer Valencia, who had arrested Corky. The trial continues for more than two months. Brown insinuates that the authorities knew that Zanzibar and his crew had tapes showing what really happened at Laguna Park and they were afraid that Zanzibar would expose them. He claims the murder of Zanzibar and the arrests were...

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