Abbie Hoffman

Abbie Hoffman AKA Abbot Howard “Abbie” Hoffman AKA George Metesky

America, 1936 – 1989

satirist; comedian; political activist; YIPPIE!!!


Lenny Bruce; Abraham Maslow, psychologist; Herbert Marcuse, political scientist; Dr. Benjamin Spock , pediatrician, anti-war activist;


Chuck Furnace; Robert Anton Wilson; James Broughton of the Radical Faeries and The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence;


Paul Krassner; Jerry Rubin; David Dellinger; Tom Hayden; Rennie Davis; John Froines; Lee Weiner; Bobby Seale, Black Panther; Sheila Karklin, 1st wife; Anita Kushner , 2nd wife; Allen Ginsberg; Peter Coyote; Phil Ochs, folksinger; Arlo Guthrie, folksinger and Woody's son; Norman Mailer, author;


President Richard Nixon; Judge Julius Hoffman;


One of the founders of the Youth International Party (“Yippies”); often on WBAI FRee Radio, New York; The Chicago 8, then Chicago 7; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); “Liberty House”; the Diggers; The Free Store; Woodstock, 1969;


Steal This Book; Woodstock Nation


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