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Hippie Society: 'Chair-in'

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.

 A group of hippies holds a 'chair-in' at Toronto City Council.

Medium: Radio
Program: Metro Extra
Broadcast Date: Aug. 21, 1967
Guest(s): Brian (Blues) Chapman, David Depoe, Allan Lamport
Duration: 8:10

Last updated: February 13, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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