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Boston Globe
This day in historyD. Eisenhower signed the Communist Control Act, outlawing the Communist Party.
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
D. Eisenhower signed the Communist Control Act, outlawing the Communist Party. In 1967, a group of demonstrators led by Abbie Hoffman caused a disruption at the New York Stock Exchange by tossing dollar bills onto the trading floor. In 1981,... Read more
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Variety
Activist Jerry Rubin’s 1970s Protest Boogie With Bob Dylan, John and Yoko Chronicled in New Biography (Excerpt)for theatrical anti-war activism during the 1960s and usually associated with h
Variety / Posted yesterday
for theatrical anti-war activism during the 1960s and usually associated with his more famous counterculture collaborator, Abbie Hoffman. While there have been several books written about Hoffman and numerous tomes devoted to the Yippies and ’60s... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
August 24of King Louie and sang the song "I Wanna Be Like You" in the 1967 Disney movie
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
of King Louie and sang the song "I Wanna Be Like You" in the 1967 Disney movie "The Jungle Book." [ + - ] 1967: Led by Abbie Hoffman (center), the Youth International Party temporarily disrupts trading at the New York Stock Exchange by throwing... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
August 24of King Louie and sang the song "I Wanna Be Like You" in the 1967 Disney movie
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
of King Louie and sang the song "I Wanna Be Like You" in the 1967 Disney movie "The Jungle Book." [ + - ] 1967: Led by Abbie Hoffman (center), the Youth International Party temporarily disrupts trading at the New York Stock Exchange by throwing... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
August 24of King Louie and sang the song "I Wanna Be Like You" in the 1967 Disney movie
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
of King Louie and sang the song "I Wanna Be Like You" in the 1967 Disney movie "The Jungle Book." [ + - ] 1967: Led by Abbie Hoffman (center), the Youth International Party temporarily disrupts trading at the New York Stock Exchange by throwing... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
This week in Shelter Island history - Shelter Island ReporterAbbie Hoffman led the Youth International Party in shutting down the New York S
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Abbie Hoffman led the Youth International Party in shutting down the New York Stock Exchange by tossing dollar bills from the visitor’s gallery onto the floor where brokers abandoned their work to grab the flying bills. Henry Kaiser, founder of the... Read more
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Salon.com
What can we learn from 1967’s Summer of Love to help us through our current political nightmare?resentment between many of those who preferred Gene McCarthy and Bobby Kennedy
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
resentment between many of those who preferred Gene McCarthy and Bobby Kennedy supporters. DH: And the Digger critique of Abbie Hoffman was what? He was not “lefty enough?” DG: It was that the Diggers were committed to anonymity and Abbie was the... Read more
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Market Watch
Picasso’s Chicago icon, that ‘big, homely metal thing,’ turns 50Some people didn’t like any representation of a Communist Picasso in a red-bloo
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
Some people didn’t like any representation of a Communist Picasso in a red-blooded American city. By the next year, Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin used it as the background for announcing a pig as the Yippies’ candidate for president in 1968.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
50 years ago, Picasso's sculpture challenged Chicago's imaginationits mixed reviews, Picasso's statue grew on Chicagoans. Children delighted in c
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
its mixed reviews, Picasso's statue grew on Chicagoans. Children delighted in climbing up it and sliding down. Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin used it as the background for announcing a pig as the Yippies' candidate for president in 1968,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Tant: In Trump era, humorists ‘speaking truth to power’figures is usually funny.” From the zany antics of Charlie Chaplin’s “Great Di
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
figures is usually funny.” From the zany antics of Charlie Chaplin’s “Great Dictator” to the 1960s-era street theater of Abbie Hoffman, political humor and satire have long been comedic weapons wielded by the rebellious and the skeptical. Mad... Read more

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