Invasion of the Hippies

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31st Jul, 2013

A pretty interesting insight here on how some people saw the blossoming counter-culture of hippies in the 1960s as a serious threat to the younger generation, or mankind even. The 1967 report by Harry Reasoner talks about hippies as if they were some kind of alien species attempting to take over the world and infect its people with … flower power! (Unintentionally) comical stuff…

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