Abbie Hoffman is shown sporting judicial robes and reading in court. Another drawing shows poet Allen Ginsberg testifying in Sanskrit. The images are among sketches from the 1969-70 Chicago 7 Conspiracy Trial recently given to the Chicago History Museum. They tell the story of a bizarre trial that reflected the youth counterculture of the 1960s. Article includes courtroom drawings.
From the ruthless streets of the murderous Belleville district of Paris to the limelight of New York’s glamorous concert halls, Edith Piaf’s life was a constant battle to sing and survive, to live and love. In the end, “The Little Sparrow” flew so high that she could not fail to burn her wings. Photos and music videos are included.
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