The author, journalist, politician and one of the organizers of the anti-war protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, died yesterday in California. He was 76.
Here & Now‘s Robin Young had a chance to speak with Hayden at the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia this summer. He had suffered a stroke and was in a wheelchair.
But while his body was failing him, his mind was not — Hayden was still speaking out. Today, we’re revisiting that conversation, which aired in July.
— Robin Young (@hereandnowrobin) October 24, 2016
— Alex Ashlock (@aashlock) October 24, 2016
Tom Hayden, former activist, author, politician and director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center.