Chicago: 1969. Poster. 24 x 20 inches. Minimal wear, fine condition. Fine. Item #List910
An iconic poster protesting the arrest of the Chicago 8 on conspiracy charges relating to the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. The group, originally as eight members, consisted of Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin, founders of the Youth International Party (YIPPIES), Tom Hayden, a co-founder in Students for a Democratic Society, Black Panther Chairman Bobby Seale (whose case would be declared a mistrial during the trial, leading to his exclusion from the Chicago 7), David Dellinger and Rennie Davis, members of the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam (MOBE), and John Froines and Lee Weiner. The address, 28 E. Jackson, was a building where Rennie Davis rented a space, so it is possible that the MOBE printed this, though we cannot confirm.