'Chicago 7' found not guilty (39 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 18 February, a federal jury found the 'Chicago 7' anti-war activists not guilty of conspiring to incite riots during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. However, 5 of the defendants were found guilty of crossing state lines with intent to incite riots.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "'Chicago 7' found not guilty". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5681, accessed 08 December 2016.]