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  • Movies: ‘Chicago 10’ finds modern parallels to 1968 trial

    By Pat Sierchio

    February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    "I have a strong kinship with Abbie Hoffman," admitted Brett Morgen, writer and director of the semidocumentary film, "Chicago 10." "I haven't seen anyone in my lifetime that spoke to me the way he did."

    Hoffman, for those too young to remember, was a civil rights activist and...

  • Abbie Hoffman’s America

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 10, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    In the late 1970s, Robert Greenwald met a vibrant neighbor named Anita at a volleyball game near his home in Venice Beach.

    That neighbor was Anita Hoffman, wife of 1960s counterculture hero Abbie Hoffman, a fugitive since his arrest on cocaine charges in 1974.

    The two '60s veterans...