Steal This Movie (2000)

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  • Abbie! Working

Synopsis

Biographical drama. The story of 1960's activist Abbie Hoffman, one of the most prominent anti-war activists of the era. The story begins in 1977 when Hoffman contacts a journalist, David Glenn, to tell his story. Flashbacks reveal how Hoffman began his activities as a civil rights campaigner in the Deep South, following up with anti-war campaigning on university campuses, along with fellow activists Tom Hayden and Jerry Rubin. Hoffman and his Leftist cohorts were eventually to be brought down by the counter-intelligence work of the FBI, initiated and supported by J. Edgar Hoover and Richard Nixon.

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