This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, October 24, 2016:
On Sunday Tom Hayden, after falling ill while attending the Democratic Party’s convention in July, passed away, according to his third wife, Barbara Williams.
Hayden left behind a legacy that included forming the radical group Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and writing its 25,000-word manifesto, the Port Huron Statement.
He took to heart his determination to change American society, conspiring with several others, including Rennie Davis, Abbie Hoffman, and Jerry Rubin, to disrupt the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in 1968. He along with the others were convicted of inciting a riot