'Chicago 7' found not guilty

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "'Chicago 7' found not guilty". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
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