[Marxism] Stew Albert 1939-2006

Michael Perelman 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.
> Dennis
> Stew's Website is:
> http://members.aol.com/stewa/stew.html
> 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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Michael Perelman
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California State University
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