Tom Hayden on the Chicago 8: 10/6/06 NYC

Friday, October 6, 6:30 p.m.
The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th
Street, 2nd floor
Admission: $5
Public Programs The New School

The Wolfson Center for National Affairs, in association with The New Press, presents a talk with Tom Hayden on the occasion of the publication of Conspiracy in the Streets: The Extraordinary Trial of the Chicago Eight. The book is complete with trial transcripts, original courtroom drawings by the renowned political cartoonist Jules Feiffer, and comparisons of the similarities of between the ’60’s struggles against the Johnson administration and the war in Vietnam and Bush and events in the Middle East. Tom Hayden, director of No More Sweatshops!, is the author of eighteen books, including Irish on the Inside, was a founding member of SDS and the author of one of the great works in political theory, The Port Huron Statement. He was one of the Chicago Eight and is still a leading civil rights as well-as anti war activist.

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