Talking Protest and Revolution with Chicago 7’s Lee Weiner

A protest leader and Chicago 7 trial codefendant has a new book, ‘Conspiracy to Riot’

By Thacher Schmid

Chicago 7/Conspiracy 8 activist, protester and codefendant Lee Weiner’s memoir Conspiracy to Riot came out last week. It barely made a splash in U.S. media, who seem more intent on building hype for movies such as the Aaron Sorkin and Sacha Baron Cohen drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” due next month, and “Judas and the Black Messiah,” due in…