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Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 (1987)

R | | Drama | TV Movie 16 May 1987
A made-for-cable-TV docudrama about the trial of the men accused of conspiring to cause protesters to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Combines in an innovative ... See full summary »

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A made-for-cable-TV docudrama about the trial of the men accused of conspiring to cause protesters to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Combines in an innovative manner dramatic recreations (largely faithful to the actual trial transcripts) with documentary footage and interviews with the actual defendants. Written by Mike Sauter <msauter@injersey.com>

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Összeesküvés: A chicagói nyolcak pere  »

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The screenplay was derived entirely from the transcript of the real "Chicago 8" trial. A message appears before the opening credits that reads "Everything you are about to see and hear actually happened." See more »

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The Chicago 8 not 7
17 August 2011 | by (PLANET EARTH) – See all my reviews

This is one of those films that should be shown regularly; perhaps once every 2 weeks, for although these injustices occurred in 1968 in The Chicago 8 Trial, these same injustices take place every hour of the day here in the land of the supposed free. Obviously the cast was committed to the re-enactment of the truth about the U.S.judicial system, a system that locks freedom away and gags it into silence. With the real players from the actual trial close at hand for direction, the authenticity is underscored. Should the reader of this text be seeking a gift to give to our future - the children - give them this and teach them well. Teachers, buck the system and show this film in your classes with pride, for you are the educator, not the servant. Peace Free Leonard Pelitier (:


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