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Abbie hoffman (november 30, 1936 - april 12, 1989), also known as 'free', was an american leader of the yippies (youth international party), a new left group in the 1960s which he co-founded with jerry rubin, stew albert and others. Was abbie hoffman in forest gump the story follows the life of low iq forrest gump and his meeting with the love of his life abbie was later arrested. As cultural revolutionary, media celebrity, yippie, lost soul, and tragic suicide, abbie hoffman embodied the contradictions of his era in this riveting new biography, jonah raskin draws on his own twenty-year relationship with hoffman hundreds of interviews with friends, family members, and former comrades and careful scrutiny of fbi files. Abbie hoffman brought street theater and showmanship to political protest while helping define the counterculture for abbie took his own life in 1989 at the age.
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Abbie hoffman, november 30, 1936, during the 1960s democratic national convention, abbie hoffman co-founded youth international party or yippies, it was a group that opposed other leader’s social norms with the aim of gaining fame as an activist. Sin and suffering are satanic siamese twins the latter always accompanies the former the evil genius of abbie hoffman enabled him to make sin appear glamorous, and he lured countless young people into a life of pain and misery through drugs and disease.
- Abbie hoffman was an american symbol for youth rebellion and political activist in the 60s and 70s many know him from all his political protests, especially during election times.
- , page 00012 the new york times archives abbie hoffman, the clown prince of radical protest whose life and death seemed a synonym for the 1960's, committed suicide with a huge dose of barbiturates, a pennsylvania coroner ruled yesterday.
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