The Extraordinary 'Chicago 7' Trial / 'Alex Rider' Author Anthony Horowitz : Fresh Air The Chicago 7 were anti-war activists who were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The trial is the subject of a new movie written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. We talk with author Jon Wiener about his book, 'Conspiracy in the Streets.'

Anthony Horowitz's novels about Alex Rider, a reluctant teen spy, have been adapted into a TV series for Amazon. Horowitz is also the author of 'Moonflower Murders,' a mystery for adults. He spoke with producer Sam Briger.
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The Extraordinary 'Chicago 7' Trial / 'Alex Rider' Author Anthony Horowitz

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The Extraordinary 'Chicago 7' Trial / 'Alex Rider' Author Anthony Horowitz

The Extraordinary 'Chicago 7' Trial / 'Alex Rider' Author Anthony Horowitz

The Extraordinary 'Chicago 7' Trial / 'Alex Rider' Author Anthony Horowitz

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The Chicago 7 were anti-war activists who were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The trial is the subject of a new movie written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. We talk with author Jon Wiener about his book, 'Conspiracy in the Streets.'

Anthony Horowitz's novels about Alex Rider, a reluctant teen spy, have been adapted into a TV series for Amazon. Horowitz is also the author of 'Moonflower Murders,' a mystery for adults. He spoke with producer Sam Briger.