Matthew Landy Steen (born August 22, 1949) is a former member of Weather Underground Organization, Students for a Democratic Society and Yippies, a New Left activist and editor of Berkeley Tribe in the 1960s. In 1972 he was indicted on federal conspiracy and bank robbery charges to finance radical leftist Weatherman activities, sentenced to a ten-year federal prison term. In June, 1972 Steen attempted to be an informant for the FBI about the February, 1970 San Francisco Park Station Bombing.

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  • Matthew Landy Steen (* 22. August 1949 in San Francisco) ist ein US-amerikanischer Autor und politischer Aktivist. Er war Mitglied der Weather Underground Organization, der Students for a Democratic Society und der Youth International Party. Heute ist Steen Aktivist der New Left Bewegung. Er war Herausgeber des Berkeley Tribe in den 1960er Jahren. 1972 wurde er wegen Umsturzbestrebungen (federal conspiracy) und Bankraub zu 10 Jahren Bundeshaft verurteilt. Er wurde als erstes Mitglied der Weather Underground inhaftiert. Später wurde herausgefunden, dass er eine Zielperson der COINTELPRO, einer illegalen Bundeskampagne zur Ausschaltung von New Left, Anti-War und militanten schwarzen Organisationen, war. (de)
  • Matthew Landy Steen (born August 22, 1949) is a former member of Weather Underground Organization, Students for a Democratic Society and Yippies, a New Left activist and editor of Berkeley Tribe in the 1960s. In 1972 he was indicted on federal conspiracy and bank robbery charges to finance radical leftist Weatherman activities, sentenced to a ten-year federal prison term. In June, 1972 Steen attempted to be an informant for the FBI about the February, 1970 San Francisco Park Station Bombing. Steen was featured on the lead segment of 60 Minutes, "Fake ID", in an interview with Mike Wallace, first aired February 1, 1976. This was the first time a former Weatherman had ever appeared on national television. He was queried about false identities and traveler's check fraud. Steen attended Mission High School, growing up in the city's first post-World War II housing project. His father enlisted in the United States Navy shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, serving in the Pacific Theater, and as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean hostilities. His younger brother Scott Steen is a jazz trumpeter and session man with Royal Crown Revue, recording on more than 20 albums. Twice married, he has two children by adoption, Kahlio Landy and Aukhia Latisha. Steen resides in the Mission District in San Francisco working as a community organizer and policy advocate around social justice, anti-poverty, supportive housing and homelessness issues. (en)
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  • Matthew Landy Steen (* 22. August 1949 in San Francisco) ist ein US-amerikanischer Autor und politischer Aktivist. Er war Mitglied der Weather Underground Organization, der Students for a Democratic Society und der Youth International Party. (de)
  • Matthew Landy Steen (born August 22, 1949) is a former member of Weather Underground Organization, Students for a Democratic Society and Yippies, a New Left activist and editor of Berkeley Tribe in the 1960s. In 1972 he was indicted on federal conspiracy and bank robbery charges to finance radical leftist Weatherman activities, sentenced to a ten-year federal prison term. In June, 1972 Steen attempted to be an informant for the FBI about the February, 1970 San Francisco Park Station Bombing. (en)
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