In the spring of 1972, Seattle Rape Relief, the first rape crisis center in the United States, is organized following a speakout on rape.
Janet Burkitt, "Rape Crisis Agency is Officially Closed," The Seattle Times, June 23, 1999, (http://archives.seattletimes.com); "Seattle Rape Relief," (http://www.seanet.com/~searr/history.html).
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