Either way, by the time the Chicago defendants were indicted after President Nixon took office, I was among the many young people who had moved from opposing the war on a personal level to actively joining the anti-war movement. And, no doubt, the trial spurred even more people to get on board.
Cary Brunswick, of Oneonta, is a freelance writer and editor. He can be reached at email@example.com. The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of The Daily Star and its editorial board.