Rennie Davis, ‘Chicago Seven’ Activist, Dies At 80Davis died Tuesday of lymphoma at his home in Berthoud, Colorado, his wife, Kirsten Liegmann, told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
'Banality Punctured By Moments Of Sheer Horror:' A Reporter Remembers The Real Trial Of The Chicago 7Fifty-one years after it happened, the Trial of the Chicago Seven is top of mind in Chicago and around the country thanks to an eponymous Netflix movie. Topanga Bird, formerly known as Marti Ahern, was there for the real thing.
A Look Back With CBS 2 At The 1968 Democratic National Convention Unrest And The Chicago 7 TrialProtests and unrest, in addition to the COVID-19 pademic, have helped define 2020 in Chicago and around the country. The unrest hearkens back for some to the turmoil of 1968 and its aftermath.
The Trial Of The Chicago 7: A Look At The Real-Life Journal Of A JurorThis has been a year of protests and unrest, recalling a similar time more than half a century ago in Chicago.
Chicago Has Long History Of Civil Unrest, But Downtown Location Makes This Year DifferentThis has been a very tense time in Chicago, with first the pandemic and then major outbreaks of unrest, just two months apart. As CBS 2's Jim Williams noted Monday night, the city has lived through this before.
Activist Group Calls For 50,000 Protesters At NATO/G8 SummitThe Canadian activist group Adbusters has put out a call for 50,000 people to pack their tents and head to Chicago for a month of protests around the NATO/G8 summits this May.