Peter McLennon

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Peter McLennon

Chicago '68

McLennon was in Chicago during riots against the Democratic Party convention in August 1968.[1]

Yes. "The street seemed stupid to me," says Peter McLennon. "The military had taught me there is power and there is noise, and power was what was going on inside the convention."

Progressive Chicago

A Progressive Chicago report to Keith Kelleher, dated October 27, 1993 listed several more contacts and potential members of the organization.

It stated that Alderman Joe Moore had agreed to participate and that State senator Alice Palmer was interested and was awaiting a call from Peter McClennon.

Members had been allocated people to contact;

Others targeted for contact, but not assigned, included Clem Balanoff, Sue Purrington of NOW, Jane Ramsey at JCUA, Erlean Collins, Westside Black elected officials and PUSH, TWO and Joe Gardner's Project Hope.[2]

  2. Progressive chicago report to K Kelleher October 27, 1993