Attended the National Democratic Convention in Chicago in 1968 and witnessed the riots first hand...Abbie Hoffman and the Chicago Seven were charged with inciting the riots.

Attended the National Democratic Convention in Chicago in 1968 and witnessed the riots first hand...Abbie Hoffman and the Chicago Seven were charged with inciting the riots.

The Chicago Seven (originally Chicago Eight) were 7 defendants—Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, and Lee Weiner—charged with conspiracy, inciting to riot, and other charges related to protests that took place in Chicago, Illinois on the occasion of the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Bobby Seale, the eighth man charged, had his trial severed during the proceedings, lowering the number from eight to seven.

The Chicago Seven (originally Chicago Eight) were 7 defendants—Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, and Lee Weiner—charged with conspiracy, inciting to riot, and other charges related to protests that took place in Chicago, Illinois on the occasion of the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Bobby Seale, the eighth man charged, had his trial severed during the proceedings, lowering the number from eight to seven.

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The Chicago Seven and their lawyers, arrested 1968, tried 1969  The Chicago Seven were acquitted 44 years ago today!

The Chicago Seven and their lawyers, arrested 1968, tried 1969 The Chicago Seven were acquitted 44 years ago today!

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Abbie Hoffman (1936 - 1989) Political radical in the 1960s, one of the so-called Chicago Seven

Abbie Hoffman (1936 - 1989) Political radical in the 1960s, one of the so-called Chicago Seven

Feb 19, 1970: Chicago Seven sentenced.The Chicago Seven (formerly the Chicago Eight—one defendant, Bobby Seale, was being tried separately) are acquitted of riot conspiracy charges, but found guilty of inciting riot.The eight antiwar activists were charged with the responsibility for the violent demonstrations at the August 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The defendants included David Dellinger of the National Mobilization Committee (NMC); Rennie Davis and Thomas Hayden ...

Feb 19, 1970: Chicago Seven sentenced.The Chicago Seven (formerly the Chicago Eight—one defendant, Bobby Seale, was being tried separately) are acquitted of riot conspiracy charges, but found guilty of inciting riot.The eight antiwar activists were charged with the responsibility for the violent demonstrations at the August 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The defendants included David Dellinger of the National Mobilization Committee (NMC); Rennie Davis and Thomas Hayden ...

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February 18,   1970: Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot  -    The "Chicago Seven" defendants are found not guilty of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic national convention; five were  convicted of violating the Anti‐Riot Act of 1968 ﴾those convictions were later reversed﴿.

February 18, 1970: Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot - The "Chicago Seven" defendants are found not guilty of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic national convention; five were convicted of violating the Anti‐Riot Act of 1968 ﴾those convictions were later reversed﴿.

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it best seen as a symbol of the conflicts of values that characterized the late sixties?  These are some of the questions that surround one of the most unusual courtroom spectacles in American history, the 1969-70 trial of seven radicals accused of conspiring to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

it best seen as a symbol of the conflicts of values that characterized the late sixties? These are some of the questions that surround one of the most unusual courtroom spectacles in American history, the 1969-70 trial of seven radicals accused of conspiring to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

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