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.

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.

Love-in collage


Fifth Estate # 30, May 15-31, 1967

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.



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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