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  is an original member of the 1960s countercultural anti-war group known as the Yippies.  Judy is co- author of The Sixties Papers: Documents of a Rebellious Decade (Greenwood Press, 1984) and The Conspiracy Trial (Bobbs Merrill, 1970). For many years she was an award winning fundraiser for Planned Parenthood. She is currently living in […]

The Battle of Chicago

by Judy Gumbo Albert

  is an original member of the 1960s countercultural anti-war group known as the Yippies.  Judy is co- author of The Sixties Papers: Documents of a Rebellious Decade (Greenwood Press, 1984) and The Conspiracy Trial (Bobbs Merrill, 1970). For many years she was an award winning fundraiser for Planned Parenthood. She is currently living in Berkeley, California and is writing a memoir titled "Yippie Girl" of which this is an excerpt. Judy can be reached at judygumboalbert@gmail.com.

 

 

 

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