As I have gone back in time to tell about my personal experiences circa 1971, I have realized I had to go back even further back in time to understand what the scene was around then.
So I decided to start with the dreadful Chicago Democratic Convention in 1968, then cover the Chicago 8 trial and Nixon.
Chicago - Anti-war protesters confront federal troops in Grant Park during the Democratic National Convention, 1968.
1970. Activists Jerry Rubin (left), Abbie Hoffman (center), and Rennie Davis speak with the press during a recess in their trial. The three are facing charges for conspiring to start the riots that tore through Chicago during the 1968 Democratic Convention."
25 January 1971
The Baltimore Four - 27 October 1967
The Milwaukee 14 against the Milwaukee Draft Boards - 24 September 1968
The Catonsville Nine - 8 November 1968
The Chicago 15
The Boston Eight
The Camden 28 Group
The Buffalo Five
The Harrisburg Seven - 1970
Daniel Ellsberg as a marine in 1954.