Documentary on 1960s radicals in the U.S.A.

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Don Cox ...
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Fred Hampton Jr. ...
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Fred Hampton ...
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Abbie Hoffman ...
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Deborah Johnston ...
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William Kunstler ...
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Timothy Leary ...
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Jerry Rubin ...
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Deborah Russell ...
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John Sinclair ...
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What happened to the hippies, the yippies, the Black Panthers, the counter- culture kids who rocked the nation's boat in the 1960's? Are they still fighting their fight, have they been co-opted into the culture they fought to overthrow, or were they destroyed by the culture while they struggled? Morley Markson shows us archival footage of some of the leaders - Jery Rubin, Abbie Hoffman, Fred Hampton, John Sinclair, among others - as well as people like poet Allen Ginsburg and lawyer William Kunstler, who represented the Chicago 8 during that seminal trial in 1969 - and then interviews them watching the old footage, to find an answer those questions. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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3 May 1989 (USA)  »

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Prescient Beyond Words Consider The Missouri University Cry Bullies
16 November 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

In what should be required viewing for all potential student leaders, with leftist, liberal progressive, fascist tendencies, this film has the beginning and end of such rebellions.

I caught this in the early 90's. I was never a fan of that 60's BS, and to see burnouts like Hoffman, O'Leary, & Ginsberg commenting upon themselves was marvellous.

They got old. And they grew up.

They looked back upon themselves as anyone would to a bunch of juvenile whelps in their early 20's.

One guy, was literally laughing his face off.

Not to be missed, considering the times we live in, if you're at all interested in the history of the sucky-baby, fascist, leftist liberal progressives.

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