National Hard Times Conference

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The National Hard Times Conference was organized by the Prairie Fire Organizing Committee, with Weather Underground Organization (WUO) support and leadership, at the University of Illinois Circle Campus in Chicago, from January 30 to February 1, 1976.[1]

The slogan for the conference was "Hard Times are Fighting Times".

Laura Whitehorn said that she was was so nauseated by the politics of the conference, she became physically ill. “I hated it more than anything else I’ve ever done, she told Nicole Kief in an interview on October 20, 2002.

Board

The following were members of the National Hard Times Conference Board:[2]

Delegates

In 1976 the following attended the Weather Underground and Prairie Fire Organizing Committee organized Hard Times Conference Jan 30 - Feb 1 at the University of Chicago.[3]

The following were delegates at the Hard Times Conference:[4]

References

  1. Berger, Dan. Outlaws of America. AK Press, Oakland, CA. 2006
  2. Original list in Information Digest, found in Outlaws in Amerika, West Goals 1982, Pg33-35
  3. Outlaws in Amerika, West Goals 1982, Pg33-35
  4. Original list in Information Digest, found in Outlaws in Amerika, West Goals 1982, Pg33-35