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Abbie Hoffman: Yippie Stunt

One day in 1967, the legendary counterculture satirists Jerry Rubin, Stew Albert (a former Yippie -- slogan: The death of money), and Abbie Hoffman stood in the gallery of the New York Stock Exchange and showered the trading floor with dollar bills. They then sat back and enjoyed the chaotic spectacle erupt below as the brokers scrambled to collect the money. [the tickertape stopped for six minutes. Among their other stunts? Applying for a permit to encircle the Pentagon and attempt to levitate it in order to rid the building of evil spirits and, at the 1968 Democratic National convention in Chicago, enlisting a pig to run as a presidential candidate.]
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