The Edge: Houston Astros & The Trial of the Chicago 7

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WHAT A WEEK! Can you believe we had time to listen or watch anything?

It was considered a crime against the game. When the Houston Astros went from worst-to-first, the baseball world loved the story. Then it came out they’d been stealing the other team’s pitching signs. What does it all mean? We review the new podcast, "The Edge."

FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "THE EDGE," GO TO 32:00

In 1969 the government charged some anti-war activists with inciting a riot outside the Democratic convention. Some of the so-called Chicago 7 sought to use the trial to make a statement about Vietnam, but only one appreciated their roles in the riots and the legal jeopardy they face. We discuss the movie "The Trial of the Chicago 7" from Netflix.

FOR OUR SPOILER-FREE REVIEW OF "THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7," GO TO 1:03:00

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