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Fifth Estate # 86, August 21-September 3, 1969

Share this on… THE ENEMY: If Hoover really did have RFK’s authorization to tap Martin Luther King’s phone why doesn’t he produce the signed memo that says so. James Bennett, director of Federal prisons for almost 30 years, has now

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Fifth Estate # 85, August 7-20, 1969

Share this on… The grass famine’s on in Mexico, too. When I was down there last week many of my friends were also bemoaning the fate of acres of the lush crop supposedly sprayed by poison and napalm. (This may

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Fifth Estate # 84, July 24-August 6, 1969

Share this on… NEW YORK: City officials have turned down, sight unseen, a plan to turn NYC’s individual subway stations into fascinating communities, more or less reflective of the areas in which they exist. Share this on…

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Fifth Estate # 83, July 10-23, 1969

Share this on… One of the basic fundamentals of conservatism, presumably, is to conserve what you’ve got (no matter how much somebody else might need it) and to this extent at least, William Buckley, heir to a $100 million fortune,

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

Share this on… LEARY RUNS FOR GOV. Tim Leary says that he’ll conduct a “grass roots campaign for governor of California, beginning with a train tour of the state in September. He already has the support of more than 100

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Fifth Estate # 81, June 12-25, 1969

Share this on… A commune calling itself the Kingdom of Endor tried to plan The Great Aspen Freak Festival in the little Colorado town for this July but carelessly announced that 100,000 hippies-could be expected—and that blew the whole thing.

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

Share this on… NEW YORK—Norman Mailer kicked off his mayorality campaign with a rally at the Village Gate attended by George Plimpton’s party crowd and assorted dilettantes and sycophants. Targets of the evening were the NY Times, which hasn’t been

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Fifth Estate # 59, August 1-14, 1968

Share this on… “In a rebellion, as in a novel, the most difficult part to invent is the end” (Alexis de Tocqueville)… In the north of England there’s been an outbreak of bow-and-arrow “sniping”… Share this on…

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Fifth Estate # 58, July 18-31, 1968

Share this on… Other Scenesman, John Wilcock, has begun one of his frequent around the world trips. This report is filed from Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia. We will publish his impressions of his visits to other European and Asian cities as they

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Fifth Estate # 57, July 4-18, 1968

Share this on… On Saturday, June 22, a demonstration expressing support for French workers and students was held in front of the office of the French consulate in the First National Building in downtown Detroit. Share this on…

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