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Lest You Forget the War Goes On

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Title:Lest You Forget the War Goes On

Announces: "Anti-War Demonstration … Stop the Courts Day, Tues. 2:00 PM, Fed. Court, Assemble: 5th & Marion, 5th & Seneca." Background information: The Conspiracy Eight (or "Chicago Eight") included Jerry Rubin, Abbie Hoffman, David Dellinger, Rennie Davis, Tom Hayden, John Froines, Lee Weiner, and Bobby Seale. They stood trial on charges of crossing state lines with the intent to incite violence at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Background information: The Day After demonstration occurred in Seattle on February 17, 1970. About 2,000 people led by the Seattle Liberation Front assaulted the Federal Court House with "tear gas, smoke bombs, rocks, and paint." (Crowley, Walt. Rites of Passage: A Memoir of the Sixties in Seattle. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 281) Note on date: 1970 is penciled on document.

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | StillImage | Text
Subjects:Racism--Washington (State)--Seattle | Freedom of speech--Washington (State)--Seattle | Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movements | Demonstrations--Washington (State)--Seattle | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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