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Hoffman / Sentencing #516599

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 1981
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(Studio) Sentence given former Yippie leader Abbie Hoffman on drug chgs. reported; background to situation recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Court hearing noted attended by Jerry Rubin and Norman Mailer among others. [MAILER - thinks Hoffman's underground life was equivalent to prison sentence.] Hoffman's life as fugitive, under alias Barry Freed, recalled; films, photos shown. Hoffman' s statement to Judge Brenda Soloff outlined.
REPORTER: Willie Monroe Artist: Fred Kraus

Chancellor, John;
Monroe, Willie

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