Current Affairs

UNLOCKED! Lee Weiner of the Chicago Seven on "conspiracy to riot"

Episode Summary

In this super-special episode, Nathan and Oren speak to Lee Weiner, defendant in one of the most notorious trials of the 1960s—the trial of the Chicago Seven. Lee speaks about his childhood as a red diaper baby, becoming involved with radical anti-war politics, and being put on mass-televised trial for conspiracy and inciting to riot outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention. This episode was originally aired on our Patreon bonus feed, but we're making it available to everyone now! Lee's memoir Conspiracy to Riot: The Life and Times of One of the Chicago 7 This episode was edited by Dan Thorn of Pink Noise Studios in Somerville, MA.