The Chicago Eight Trial: A Bibliography


The Chicago Conspiracy Trial (site by Rich Samuels)
Steal This Movie (A film about Abbie Hoffman, to be released in May, 2000. sound and video.)
Bobby Seale's Home Page
Hayden a delegate at Democratic Convention in Chicago in '96
Steal This Book (so much easier on line)
Excerpts from The Chicago Conspiracy Trial by John Schultz
Four Radical Groups


Clavir, Judy and Spitzer, John, eds., The Conspiracy Trial (Bobbs-Merrill, 1970).

Contempt: Transcript of Contempt Citations with Foreward by Ramsey Clark (Swallow Press, 1970).

Epstein, Jason, The Great Conpiracy Trial: An Essay on Law, Liberty and the Constitution (Random House, 1970).

Kunstler, William, Deep in My Heart (1971).

Lane, Mark, Chicago Eyewitness (1968)

Langum, David, William M. Kunstler: The Most Hated Lawyer in America (1999)
Lukas, J. Anthony, The Barnyard Epithet

Rubin, Jerry, Do It! (Simon & Schuster, 1970)
Mailer, Norman, Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968 (1968)
Pierson, Robert, Riots Chicago Style (1984)
Shultz, John, Motion Will Be Denied: A New Report on the Chicago Conspiracy Trial (Morrow, 1972)(published in revised form in 2000 under the title, The Chicago Conspiracy Trial)

Shultz, John, No One Was Killed (Big Table Publishing, 1969 & 1998)
Sloman, Larry, Steal This Dream: Abbie Hoffman and the Countercultural revolution in America (Doubleday, 1998)
Walker, Daniel, Rights in Conflict: Convention Week in Chicago, August 25-29, 1968

Buckley, Tom, "The Battle of Chicago From the Yippies' Side," New York Times Magazine (Sept. 15, 1968)


Arts & Entertainment American Justice Series, Riot: The Chicago Conspiracy Trial (1996)
HBO Productions, Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago Eight
Off Center Media, William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe (2010)
Steal This Movie (2000)
Mad Men: The Final Season Special Features, The Chicago 8 Conspiracy Trial (2014)

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