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Gigi Girls Help Hippies Hitch

Gigi Girls Help Hippies Hitch

We’re thinkin’ this worked! And that neither the hippie, nor the driver, forgot its efficiency. If you were one of the two… there’s that flashback… shazam.

Impeachment Kit is Here and Now!

Impeachment Kit is Here and Now!

Here’s a page from the Los Angeles Free Press, circa 1967… and just like most of them, 50 years later(!!), it seems to be right on time! At the least, the idea of an Impeachment Kit is. So, if you didn’t capitalize on it then, certainly looks as if you could now – doesn’t it? […]

THE Ecology Symbol

THE Ecology Symbol

One of the first Ecology Symbols ever, this was picked up by Look magazine from our – the LA Free Press – Front Page and placed on on a flag of green and white stripes.  It was a banner carried at the earliest events of the Ecology Movement, and seen by millions of ‘Ecologists’!

This ‘*Happening’ is About to ‘Happen’!

This ‘*Happening’ is About to ‘Happen’!

And when it does – on 2/18/1966 – gloriously, as it turned out (see the LA Free Press Issue of 2/25/1966 for the Front Page(!) Review at http://lafreepress.com/throwback-thursday/), how many of those who were there ever thought that that stage of classically-trained musicians contained the starter seed of one of the most unusual psychedelic bands […]

ACLU Stands Up for Nudists

ACLU Stands Up for Nudists

WHAT is the LA Free Press?

WHAT is the LA Free Press?

Hey, all you hypochondriacs!!

Hey, all you hypochondriacs!!

Yeah… we’re not sure about the ‘shout out’ either.  What we are sure about is that Judy Collins DID stop by the Peace Tower – see LA Free Press March 4th – 1966 ( ! ) – and that – on the 5th (THIS Friday night – 50 years ago) she played the Troub. Now […]

It’s not a Pop Quiz… it’s an Acid Test!!!

It’s not a Pop Quiz… it’s an Acid Test!!!

. What!!?? you thought it was LAST night? Oh no, no, no… yes, yes, yes we got the DATE wrong but, you see right there – it, for sure, says it’s on FRIDAY night…like RIGHT NOW! Hurry on down… if high is where you want to go.

Computers Threaten Right to Privacy – DATELINE 1969(!)

Computers Threaten Right to Privacy – DATELINE 1969(!)

Computers Threaten Right to Privacy “The Right of Privacy will be lost in 1969. The Establishment has the power, the money, and the organization. Is it off the beam to tie these new ‘credit cards’ to right-of-privacy? …the transaction proceeds, the clerk signaling the computer to bill the customer, credit the store and otherwise complete […]