A pioneer of a street-theater approach to activism, Abbie Hoffman played a key role in the Chicago police riot of 1968 and the ensuing court case known as the trial of the Chicago 7. Johanna Hoffman Lawrenson discussed their shared life together, both in the spotlight and on the run. Robert Abzug and Thorne Dreyer speak to the importance of counterculture, underground press movements, and Hoffman’s cultural significance.
Episode 6: Steal This Podcast: The Abbie Hoffman Papers
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