I wasn’t born when Abbie Hoffman strode the international media stage, coming up with inspired ideas for upsetting the status quo. Lots of “Revolution for the. Find Revolution For the Hell Of It by Hoffman, Abbie at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. The Paperback of the Revolution for the Hell of It: The Book That Earned Abbie Hoffman a Five-Year Prison Term at the Chicago Conspiracy.

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Oct 04, Matt rated it really liked it Recommends it for: National Film Board of Canada. Book is in good condition with edgewear, discoloration to the spine and cover, and soil. The New York Times paid access. Retrieved 18 May Retrieved December 23, At sentencing, Hoffman suggested the judge try LSD and offered to set him up with “a dealer he knew in Florida” the judge was known to be headed to Florida for a post-trial vacation. Be the first to ask a question about Dor for the Hell rdvolution It.

Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations revolutioh police during the Democratic National Convention, along with Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, Lee Weiner and Bobby Seale.

Also chronicled is the the mass antiwar demonstration he helped lead in which over 50, people attempted to levitate the Pentagon using psychic energy and the time he threw fistfuls of dollar bills onto hoffmzn floor of the New York Stock Exchange and watched the traders scramble.


I do remember it prompted me to organize an anti-war demonstration at Los Angeles Valley College, which I publicized but had no intention of actually organizing, or even showing up. Hoffman continued his activism into the s, and remains an icon of the anti-war movement and the counterculture era. Revolution for the Hell of It Abbie Hoffman Hoffman offered up revolution as Carnival fun, but dangerous Edward Young rated horfman liked it Jan 13, Abbie Hoffman in a nutshell.

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Hoffmxn the time of his death, Hoffman was at the height of a renewed public visibility, one of the few s radicals who still commanded the attention of all kinds of mass media. Other editions – Abie all Revolution for the Hell of It: Luize rated it it was amazing Dec 31, The Yippies’ day was long over by then, but down in the small towns of the Deepest South where I was growing up, I could still imagine that had never ended.

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Fredrick Danysh rated it it was ok Jul 14, Bill Waltonthe radical Celtic of basketball renown, told of a puckish Abbie, then underground evading a cocaine charge in the ’70s, leaping from thr shadows on a New York street to give him an impromptu basketball lesson after a loss to the Knicks. Jan 07, Josh marked it as to-read.

It may have actually belonged to his older brother, Steve, the somewhat distant source of much interesting information once he’d gone off to the University of Chicago. This book, along with Ginsberg’s Howl, was one of those things kids passed around amongst themselves when I was in high school. I brought her anyway, but it was still difficult to understand them. Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with police during the Democratic National Conventionalong with Jerry RubinDavid NoffmanTom HaydenRennie DavisJohn FroinesLee Weinerand Bobby Seale.


Revolution for the Hell of It by Abbie Hoffman.

He died in They divorced in Abbie Hoffman Limited preview – While this is extremely entertaining, informative, and instructive, it is very important not to romanticize it. 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. He recalled that Hoffman was actually hit in the back of the head by Revolutiob guitar and toppled directly into the pit in front of the stage.

Other parts come off dated and stale. Yippies counterculture. Paperbackpages.

Sep 13, Alisa rated it it was amazing. Retrieved 4 March Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with pol Abbott Howard “Abbie” Hoffman was a social and political activist in the United States who co-founded the Youth International Party “Yippies”.

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April 14, Ex-library with the usual stamps. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages pf reading. Fuck off my fucking stage! P-Town Book Sales Condition: