Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club - Chapter 7: The Sizzling, Acid-Drenched Sixties Summary & Analysis

Sonny Barger
This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Hell's Angel.
This section contains 628 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club Study Guide

Chapter 7: The Sizzling, Acid-Drenched Sixties Summary and Analysis

In a 1999 documentary about the Hell's Angels, UCLA professor Donald Cosentino concluded that the Angels never change. The Angels didn't like the anti-war left-wing protestors. A Vietnam Day Committee demonstration took place in October 1965 on the Oakland-Berkeley city line. Similar demonstrations were planned for across the nation. Sonny and eight other Angels moved through the crowd and started a fight but did not hurt any women or children. They brutally kicked and beat the male protestors demanding that they go home. Sonny personally went for Jerry Rubin, the famous antiwar writer and organizer, but was stopped by the cops. The Angels supported the war and were upset that America was probably going to pull out.

They issued a press release explaining their absence from the next large protest. They were patriots and didn't...

(read more from the Chapter 7: The Sizzling, Acid-Drenched Sixties Summary)

This section contains 628 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.