Tag: Julius Hoffman

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7: The Ringmaster is Sitting on the Bench

    1969 Village Voice article about Judge Julius Hoffman's conduct of the Chicago 8 and later Chicago 7 Trial

    CHICAGO — An impressive ragout of the Legal Left poured into Chicago Monday, caucused, picketed, caucused, and came away with a major victory: contempt charges against four defense attorneys were abruptly dropped by Judge Julius J. Hoffman in the Chicago “Conspiracy Eight” trial. “We have changed the entire complexion of the trial,” exulted Michael Kennedy, […]

  • Nixonian Tumult Remembered in Chicago 10

    The Democratic insurgent is the most charismatic candidate since RFK, and the party’s convention could be the most convulsive since the debacle in Chicago. The Vietnam War has returned in the personae of Johns McCain and Rambo. George Romero, whose Night of the Living Dead remains the definitive celluloid expression of ’68, is back with […]

  • Judgment Days

    The Democratic insurgent is the most charismatic candidate since RFK, and the party’s convention could be the most convulsive since the debacle in Chicago. The Vietnam War has returned in the personae of Johns McCain and Rambo. George Romero, whose Night of the Living Dead remains the definitive celluloid expression of ’68, is back with […]