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Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 (1987)

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TV Movie | 118 min | Documentary, Drama, History

A made-for-cable-TV docudrama about the trial of the men accused of conspiring to cause protesters to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Combines in an innovative manner dramatic recreations (largely faithful to ...See moreA made-for-cable-TV docudrama about the trial of the men accused of conspiring to cause protesters to riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Combines in an innovative manner dramatic recreations (largely faithful to the actual trial transcripts) with documentary footage and interviews with the actual defendants. Written by Mike Sauter See less
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Jeremy Kagan (as Jeremy Paul Kagan)
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May 16, 1987 (United States)

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James Avery
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Val Avery
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Robert Carradine
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David Clennon
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Robert Fieldsteel
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Elliott Gould
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David Kagen
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Michael Lembeck
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Robert Loggia
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Carl Lumbly
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Barry Miller
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David Opatoshu
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Martin Sheen
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7 / 10 | 156 votes