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"The Chicago Seven" (or "Chicago Eight")Trial
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A Trial Account
by  Douglas O. Linder    
What did it all mean?  Was the Chicago Seven Trial merely, as one commentator suggested, "a monumental non-event"?  Was it, as others argue, an important battle for the hearts and minds of the American people?  Or is 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. ...(CONT.->)
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