Paul Krassner in Detroit


Fifth Estate # 31, June 1-15, 1967

Every Mother’s Day Paul Krassner, editor of the REALIST comes to Detroit and educates us on what’s REALLY happening in the underground. // Share this on…

Open City


Fifth Estate # 75, March 20-April 2, 1969

Open City, Detroit’s service organization to the free community, has begun operation. So far most activity has centered around people calling in problems to the switchboard. // Share this on…

Open City Opens


Fifth Estate # 74, March 5-19, 1969

Several hundred people attended Open City’s first benefit held February 28 at Alvin’s Delicatessen. The three hundred dollars collected at the door was used to purchase the community switchboard now in operation at the Open City office. For the last …

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Detroit Renaissance


Fifth Estate # 72, February 6 - 19, 1969

The transformation of life in its entirety begins when men dare to rule their own lives. —A narchos The Detroit revolutionary community needs its own turf. There are tens of thousands of people in this area who read the Fifth …

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Dave Dixon, Night Tripper


Fifth Estate # 69, December 26, 1968-January 8, 1969

Which local all night disc jockey wards off the most obscene phone calls, brings down the most listeners who get sick on STP, and plays stud to all the lonely night people who listen to his show with one hand …

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Open City Keeps Serving Community


Fifth Estate # 82, June 26-July 9, 1969

A gala fund raising party for Open City’s summer campaign will be held on Friday, July 11 at Alvin’s Finer Deli on Cass at Palmer. // Share this on…

Open City Free Clinic


Fifth Estate # 80, May 29-June 11, 1969

Free medical attention for Detroit’s Free Community is now available at the Open City office, 4726 Third, every Monday evening from 6 until 8 pm. // Share this on…

Love-in collage


Fifth Estate # 30, May 15-31, 1967

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City Ablaze


Fifth Estate # 35, August 1-15, 1967

On Sunday, July 23, at 3 o’clock in the morning, The Doors’ “Baby Light My Fire” was the number one song in Detroit. It couldn’t have been more appropriate. // Share this on…



Fifth Estate # 1, November 19-December 2, 1965

There are four estates, the fourth of which is journalism. We are the fifth because we are something different than Detroit’s other newspapers. We hope to fill a void in that fourth estate a void created by party-controlled newspapers and …

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