San Francisco: City Lights, 1975. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Paperback. Blue-white multicolored quarto against single piece of cardboard, magazine, 74 pages ; 28 cm. Extremely gentle wear to spine head and foot, extremely light rubbing to corners, two small tears to rear edges, faint soiling to covers, else Very good(+). Item #88103
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 -- Political and social views. || Chicago Seven Trial, Chicago, Ill., 1969-1970. || Verbatim transcript of Allen Ginsberg's testimony as witness for the defendants (United States of America vs. David T. Dellinger, et al.) in the 1969 "Chicago Seven" trial. || he Chicago Seven (originally Chicago Eight) were seven defendants--Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, and Lee Weiner--charged by the federal government with conspiracy, inciting to riot, and other charges related to anti-Vietnam War and countercultural protests that took place in Chicago, Illinois, on the occasion of the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Bobby Seale, the eighth man charged, had his trial severed during the proceedings, lowering the number of defendants from eight to seven.
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