UPDATE: THE ABCF UPDATE/PLAIN WORDS IS NO LONGER BEING PUBLISHED. THIS PAGE IS HERE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY.
The ABCF Update/Plain Words is a quarterly publication that has been in print since 1995. Originally named the ABCF Update, the name was changed to Plain Words in December 2009. The magazine is used to promote and educate others about U.S. political prisoners and prisoners of war. Issues normally contain articles written by or about PP/POWs and other issues relating to the political prisoner freedom movement. It prints chapter reports, progress on programs, news, letters from PP/POWs, and much more. Read more about the origin of Plain Words in the February 1997 interview with New Jersey ABC.
You can download the illustrated ABCF Updates/Plain Words in pdf format by clicking on the images below. For all other back issues of the ABCF Update, please contact Los Angeles ABCF.