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Chicago 7 Trial / Hoffman #3507

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 23, 1969
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(Studio) Abbie Hoffman testifies.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Chicago, Illinois) Hoffman spouts philosophy as answers to questions. Defense Attorney, Leonard Weinglass says Hoffman charged with state-of-mind crime: conspiracy. Judge Julius Hoffman says he knew Hoffman had no respect for him as latter questioned judge's rulings. Defense Attorney William Kunstler says remark grounds for mistrial. Judge overrules him. Prosecution admits study of 1 of jurors, but denies Kunstler charge of government attack on jury.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson; ARTIST: Andy Austin

Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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