[Marxism] Stew Albert 1939-2006
michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
Mon Jan 30 22:52:54 MST 2006
I only met Stew a few times & visited his house a couple of times. My
fondest memory is attending his trial. I recall in jury selection, him
putting his face in front of a blue haired lady and shouting, "frankly,
I disgust you, don't I."
On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 12:20:46AM -0500, Brian Shannon wrote:
> Stew Albert 1939-2006
> Long-time activist, Stew Albert died January in Portland, OR after a
> long bout with liver cancer. Stew was a charter member of the Youth
> International Party (Yippies), along with his close friends Jerry
> Rubin and Abbie Hoffman. He was among those Yippies who were arrested
> in Chicao for nominating a pig for president, but the other one won.
> He was also an unindicted co-conspirator in the famous Chicago
> Conspiracy trial. He later moved to Berkeley, CA and was active in
> all the left-wing strugges that occurred there from 1969 through the
> 70's and 80's, not the least of which was his unsucessful run for
> Sheriff of Alameida County in support of the Black Panthers, who were
> being oppressed by the then-current sheriff.
> I hope his friends could add testimonials about his life.
> Stew's Website is:
> His memoir Who The Hell is Stew Albert, published by Red Hen Press is
> available at your local independent bookstore or through Red Hen Press.
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