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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Fort Dix Trial

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

FORT DIX, N.J. (LNS)—The Army has decided to take three years of Jeffrey Russell’s life. “It’s a total fraud,” says one establishment reporter. // Share this on…

Spiro Agnew and Kim

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Fifth Estate # 92, November 13-26, 1969

WASHINGTON (LNS) Look out, Spiro, there’s an effete snob in your very midst! Spiro T. Agnew had a very unpleasant surprise come Moratorium day. Agnew’s 14-year-old daughter, Kim (after Kim il Sung, famed leader of the Korean People’s Revolution) decided …

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Fort Dix Riot Trial Starts

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Fifth Estate # 92, November 13-26, 1969

But in two days of court martial proceedings (Nov. 4 and 5), the Army has been able to get only two scared young GIs—both of whom admit having been threatened with charges of their own if they refused to help …

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Dix Coffee House Evicted

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Fifth Estate # 92, November 13-26, 1969

WRIGHTSTOWN (LNS)—The GI movement at Ft. Dix is the largest and most advanced in the country, and this is due partly to the Coffeehouse for GIs in Wrightstown. The organizing efforts of the Coffeehouse bring hundreds of GIs every week …

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