Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8

A television movie that uses court transcripts to dramatize the controversial 1970 Chicago Conspiracy Trial in which eight men were indicted for conspiring to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago ...more

Cast

... Tom Hayden

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... David Dellinger

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... Rennie Davis

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... US Attorney Richard Schultz

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... Lee Weiner

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... Leonard Weinglass

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... John Froines

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... Abbie Hoffman

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... William M Kunstler

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... Bobby Seale

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... Jerry Rubin

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... Judge Julius Hoffman

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Synopsis

A television movie that uses court transcripts to dramatize the controversial 1970 Chicago Conspiracy Trial in which eight men were indicted for conspiring to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The presentation includes on-camera recollections by the real defendants and their lawyers, interwoven with newsreel footage.

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