1973 May 8 – June 29, 1973 Federal Republic of Germany

Ulrike Meinhof stops all contact with her children. Her beloved "mice," Bettina and Regine, never see their mother again.

The prisoners begin their second hunger strike, which lasts two months. Despite being located in many prisons throughout the Federal Republic, the prisoners are able to communicate by using their lawyers as go-betweens.