Jeff Shero Nightbyrd tells the story of how he got an interview with Yippie leader Abbie Hoffman who was then on the run from the FBI and had stopped briefly in Texas on his way to Mexico.

Jeff is a movement veteran, civil rights activist, author, early SDS organizer (and one-time SDS national vice president), and newspaper publisher. He was there in the early days of the influential Austin underground paper, The Rag, eventually moving on to New York, where he founded the legendary New York underground paper, Rat Subterranean News.

The video was shot at the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture where they were hanging their latest show, a tribute to Jeff and another one of his fabulous papers, Austin Sun, which ran between 1974 and 1978.

More info and some scanned copies of Austin Sun over at

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