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INDEPENDENT LENS | Chicago 10 | Film Clip 2 | PBS

Duration: 01:23

www.pbs.org/independentlens/ch... Mixing animation with archival footage, Director Brett Morgen's CHICAGO 10 explores the buildup to and unraveling of the protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago and the ensuing 1969 Conspiracy Trial. CHICAGO 10 portrays the struggle of young Americans speaking out and taking a stand in the face of an oppressive and armed government.

In this clip, wry and irreverent Abbie Hoffman reports on his trial and the elderly judge he hopes to win over with a gift of Geritol

CHICAGO 10 premieres Wednesday, October 22, 2008 on Independent Lens, a weekly series airing on PBS. Hosted by Terrence Howard, the acclaimed series showcases powerful and innovative independent films. Presented by ITVS, INDEPENDENT LENSis broadcast on PBS stations nationwide.

Visit the Web site for more: www.pbs.org/independentlens/ch...

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Post Date: October 17, 2008