Trial of the Chicago 7: The Screenplay, The
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Published: 29th Oct '20
The brilliant screenplay of the forthcoming film The Trial of the Chicago 7 by Academy and Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and director Aaron Sorkin.
The brilliant screenplay of the forthcoming film The Trial of the Chicago 7 by Academy and Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and director Aaron Sorkin.Sorkin’s film dramatizes the 1969 trial of seven prominent anti-Vietnam War activists in Chicago. Originally there were eight defendants, but one, Bobby Seale, was severed from the trial by Judge Julius Hoffman-after Hoffman had ordered Seale bound and gagged in court. The defendants were a mix of counterculture revolutionaries such as Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin, and political activists such as Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, and David Dellinger, the last a longtime pacifist who was a generation older than the others. Their lawyers argued that the right to free speech was on trial, whether that speech concerned lifestyles or politics. The Trial of the Chicago 7 stars Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Frank Langella, and Mark Rylance, among others, directed by Aaron Sorkin. This book is Sorkin’s screenplay, the first of his movie screenplays ever published.
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