The Chicago 7 (1968). 7 defendants were charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot during the 1968 Democratic Convention. Rallies, protests, demonstrations were some of the activities that took place on the Chicago lakefront, city parks to protest the Johnson administration policy on the Vietnam War. Eight of the famous protesters were charged under the anti-riot provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1968.

The Chicago 7 (1968). 7 defendants were charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot during the 1968 Democratic Convention. Rallies, protests, demonstrations were some of the activities that took place on the Chicago lakefront, city parks to protest the Johnson administration policy on the Vietnam War. Eight of the famous protesters were charged under the anti-riot provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1968.

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 ...

Relive Chicago’s Legendary Rock ‘N’ Roll Hits with Tribute Band ‘Brass Transit’ at Suncoast Showroom March 11-12 – Vegas24Seven.com

Relive Chicago’s Legendary Rock ‘N’ Roll Hits with Tribute Band ‘Brass Transit’ at Suncoast Showroom March 11-12 – Vegas24Seven.com

The Chicago Seven, Chicago, September 25

The Chicago Seven, Chicago, September 25

(1) Feb 18, 1970 Five of the Chicago Seven (Eight?) defendants were found guilty of intent to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic national convention. (The convictions were later overturned.)

(1) Feb 18, 1970 Five of the Chicago Seven (Eight?) defendants were found guilty of intent to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic national convention. (The convictions were later overturned.)

Indictment in the Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial

Indictment in the Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial

The Chicago Seven and their lawyers, arrested 1968, tried 1969

Attorney Weinglass, notable for radical cases, dies at 77

Jerry Rubin  Social Activist. Co-founder of the Yippie Party and one of the Chicago Seven protesters of the Vietnam War that were tried for inciting a riot during the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention.

Jerry Rubin Social Activist. Co-founder of the Yippie Party and one of the Chicago Seven protesters of the Vietnam War that were tried for inciting a riot during the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention.

One of the "Chicago Seven" endangered buildings: Portage at 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Chicago Tribune / March 18, 2004)

One of the "Chicago Seven" endangered buildings: Portage at 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Chicago Tribune / March 18, 2004)

Abbie Hoffman, member of The Chicago Seven, Chicago by Richard Avedon

Abbie Hoffman, member of The Chicago Seven, Chicago by Richard Avedon

One of "Chicago Seven" endangered buildings: Prentice Women's Hospital, 333 E. Superior St. (Heather Charles, Chicago Tribune / May 25, 2011)

One of "Chicago Seven" endangered buildings: Prentice Women's Hospital, 333 E. Superior St. (Heather Charles, Chicago Tribune / May 25, 2011)

"Chicago Seven" endangered buildings - chicagotribune.com

"Chicago Seven" endangered buildings - chicagotribune.com

1973 - Jane Fonda marries Tom Haden, a then activist and part of the Chicago Seven (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). They have a son in '73 named Troy. Divorced in 1989

1973 - Jane Fonda marries Tom Haden, a then activist and part of the Chicago Seven (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). They have a son in '73 named Troy. Divorced in 1989

1970 Press Photo U.S. Attorneys Dick Schultz Thomas Foran Chicago Seven Trial from Historic Images

1970 Press Photo U.S. Attorneys Dick Schultz Thomas Foran Chicago Seven Trial from Historic Images

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