Miami Pop Festival

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Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

MIAMI (LNS)—A variety of musicians and singers will get together for the 1969 Miami Pop Festival set for Dec. 29-30 at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale, Fla. The following will perform: Saturday, Dec. 28: Jose Feliciano, Country Joe & the Fish, Buffy …

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Beatle News

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Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

LONDON (LNS)—The Beatles are considering doing a series of free concerts in the U.S. next spring or early summer, according to a report in the rock tabloid, Rolling Stone. The concerts would be an expression of the Beatles’ thanks for …

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Chicago blows a big one!

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Fifth Estate # 68, December 12-25, 1968

CHICAGO, LNS—City Hall sources were buzzing this morning as the mayor’s office shamefacedly admitted to what may be one of the greatest blunders in the history of law enforcement. A mud-splattered blue Chevrolet van carrying 14 dangerous political criminals had …

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Rudd Faces Army

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Fifth Estate # 67, November 28-December 11, 1968

NEW YORK (LNS)—Mark Rudd has asked his local draft board to give him an occupational deferment on the grounds that he is a “revolutionary” working for SDS and engaged in fighting against “a small number of people who are bleeding …

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High School Independent Press Service

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Fifth Estate # 66, November 14-27, 1968

NEW YORK (LNS) — A new press service especially for the growing network of high school underground papers has been established in New York City. The High School Independent Press Service (HIPS) sends out news packets weekly to several hundred …

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Beatle Squashed

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Fifth Estate # 65, October 31-November 13, 1968

LONDON (LNS)—Beatle John Lennon and his girlfriend, avant-garde filmmaker Yoko Ono, were busted in London recently for possession of marijuana. The pair were arrested when police raided Lennon’s fashionable apartment at Montague Square in the Marylebone district of the city. …

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Straights Seed Love Weed

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Fifth Estate # 65, October 31-November 13, 1968

NEW YORK, N Y. (LNS)—Two groovy suburbanites have been growing grass in the gardens of the local police station, country club, American Legion, and Catholic church. The growers, Bill and Frank, are brothers and hale from Westchester County, where they …

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Not again

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Fifth Estate # 95, December 26, 1969-January 7, 1970

SAN FRANCISCO (LNS)—People are determined not to allow the murderous police raids which have been carried out in Chicago, Los Angeles, Kansas and other areas to occur in Berkeley and San Francisco. // Share this on…

Songmy

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Fifth Estate # 94, December 11-24, 1969

TROUNGAN, South Vietnam (LNS)—The inhabitants of this tiny village tell a story that one British Newspaper described as “The Massacre That Chilled The World”. They are the survivors of Songmy. // Share this on…

Washington

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Fifth Estate # 93, November 27-December 10, 1969

WASHINGTON (LNS)–Karl Marx once said that a revolution is the festival of the oppressed and exploited. Washington wasn’t that. But it was some kind of festival. It was Woodstock without the rain or the mud. It: was the great silent …

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