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Abbie Hoffman Dies





On this day in 1989, Worcester native Abbie Hoffman died from a drug overdose. A hero of the 1960s counter culture, Hoffman once told a reporter, "I never left Worcester." He was 30 when he moved to New York and co-founded the Yippie movement. One of the Chicago Eight tried for conspiring to disrupt the 1968 Democratic Party Convention, Hoffman...
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