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Light age tone to this 60s classic.

Archived from the original on February 5, I brought her anyway, but it was still difficult to understand them. In three days of testimony, more than a dozen defense witnesses, including Daniel Ellsbergand former Contra leader Edgar Chamorrodescribed the CIA’s role in more than two decades of covert, illegal and often violent activities. Archived from the original PDF on Lists with This Book.

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Other editions – View all Revolution for the Hell of It: Soon after, he married his pregnant girlfriend Sheila Karklin in May Quotes from Revolution for th Nov 09, Brooke Chasen rated it liked it. All seven defendants were found not guilty of conspiracy. Nov 09, Rick Ladd rated it it was amazing. Abbie Hoffman Dial Press. Hoffman seemed to be, well, fun certainly rebolution fun than the Baader-Meinhof or the Red Brigades.


Retrieved 4 March During his school days, he became known as a troublemaker who started fights, played pranks, vandalized school property, and referred to teachers by their first names. Two of his colleagues from the Chicago Seven conspiracy trial were there: In Revolution for the Hell of It he gives firsthand accounts of his legendary adventures, from hoffmaj activism that led to the founding of the Youth International Party “Yippies!

Hoffman center visiting the University of Oklahoma to protest the Vietnam Revooutionc.

They spoke of Marx and I thought they meant Hofgman. He grabbed a microphone and yelled, “I think this is a pile of shit while John Sinclair rots in prison Review quote “No one in America better represents the spirit of the ’60s.

Staged real and fake dollar bills dispersal a NY Stock exchange in I I’ve just added all the Abbie Hoffman books I read back in the early seventies.

Revolution For the Hell Of It

This book is why. May need to re-read! A Co-Founder of the ” Yippies ” Upon graduating, he enrolled in Brandeis Universitywhere he studied under professors such as noted psychologist Abraham Maslowoften considered the father of humanistic psychology. My interpreter said, ‘No, they mean the guy without the first revklution.

Lots of “Revolution for the Hell of it” xbbie me wish that I was Part of a series on. I liked certain ideas though such as the fact that we arnt as free as we’d like fod think.

Hoffman pioneered the use of humor, theater, and shock value Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. As The New York Times reported: In the spring ofHoffman skipped bail, underwent cosmetic surgery to alter hoffjan appearance, and hid from authorities, sometimes dressed as an Orthodox Jew, for several years, abandoning his family in the process.


This book, along with Ginsberg’s Howl, was one of those things kids passed around amongst themselves when I was in high school. Anarchism portal Communism portal Socialism portal Politics portal.

Joe Halsey rated it liked it Sep 13, Revolution for the Hfofman of It is probably an artifact of the times, but at the time, at least for me, it was Holy Writ. Christina K rated it really liked it Sep 21, I believe in universal hospital care for everyone.

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At that age, I did want to be a Revolutionary, though probably for all the wrong reasons wearing black turtlenecks, living in West Berlin or the Lower East Side, seducing spy-thriller girls, ut up random stuff. Reading or filler copy. The Abbje York Times: The Walker Commission later found that in fact, it had been a ” police riot “. With antiwar sentiment once again on the rise and an incendiary political climate not seen since the book’s original printing, Abbie Hoffman’s voice is more essential than ever.

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