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

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

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, is true to …

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

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 rock bands and …

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Fifth Estate # 81, June 12-25, 1969

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. // Share this …

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

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 giving Mailer the …

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Fifth Estate # 59, August 1-14, 1968

“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

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 are received. // …

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Fifth Estate # 57, July 4-18, 1968

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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Fifth Estate # 56, June 19-July 1, 1968

Millbrook, that renowned dropout shrine in upstate New York, is closed and padlocked, its tribe scattered, its guru Tim Leary now living in Berkeley. And the end of an era was marked last month with a “farewell” party for Uncle …

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Fifth Estate # 55, June 4-18, 1968

Editors’ Note: We neglected last issue to welcome John Wilcock back to the pages of this newspaper. John was one of the founders of the Village Voice and the East Village Other. He publishes his own paper, Other Scenes which …

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