December 3, 2010
Wavy Gravy Conspiracy Stomp Benefit Concert Poster for The Chicago Eight at the Aragon Ballroom
The Chicago Seven (originally Chicago Eight, also Conspiracy Eight/Conspiracy Seven) were seven 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.
Original poster available at time of posting from here: Chicago Eight Poster
Learn more about the Chicago Eight here:
Voices of the Chicago Eight: A Generation on Trial (City Lights Open Media)
Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8
Labels: Aragon Ballroom