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Hippie Society: Can they see eye to eye?

Flowers and free love. Antiwar marches and acid tests. In the mid to late 1960s, youth across North America and Europe began to "turn on, tune in and drop out." Fed up with the establishment — parents, schools, police — they went looking for a new way of life. To Toronto's Yorkville and Vancouver's Kitsilano district they came, preaching peace, love and non-conformity.

media clip
 Cops talk about hippies.

Medium: Radio
Program: Concern
Broadcast Date: Oct. 23, 1968
Guest(s): Charles Bond, William McNeillie
Host: Peter Meggs
Reporter: Michael John Nimchuk
Duration: 8:36

Last updated: February 13, 2013

Page consulted on October 16, 2014

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