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"Time Out of Mind", a timeline of counterculture 2/3





1960   June 13   Newsweek: apathy of students - get this
       June      Baez & Seeger sing at Newport Folk Festival, which
                 is ended with a hootenanny
       summer?   Holiday magazine: Kerouac
       summer    Gerde's Folk City in Greenwich Village starts
                 holding Monday night hootenannys
       summer    Univ of Michigan Daily editor Tom Hayden, having read
                 On the Road, hitchhikes to California & meets
                 SLATE members in Berkeley
       summer    Trailways & several southern department store chains
                 desegregate their lunch counters
       mid-      Sidney Cohen's survey of 5,000 individuals who had taken
                 LSD 25,000 times concludes it is safe
       Aug 9     Timothy Leary, 39, tries psilocybin mushrooms in Cuernavaca
       fall      back at U Mich, Hayden founds VOICE
       fall      Leary returns to Harvard, secures a supply of psilocybin from
                 Sandoz, & starts the Harvard Project;
                 also makes contact with Huxley and his group:
                 Gerald Heard (Huxley's friend from England's
                 Bloomsbury group), Humphrey Osmond (English
                 psychiatrist in Canada), Al Hubbard
       Oct 12    Khruschev bangs shoe on desk at the U.N.
       Oct 19    MLK & 35 students choose jail after arrest for sit-in
                 requesting service at the snack bar of Atlanta's
                 Rich's department store
       Oct 25    MLK, held over on old traffic ticket charges, is
                 denied bail & sentenced to four months hard labor
       Oct 26    JFK calls Coretta King & RFK call helps MLK's release
                 (& JFK p.r.)
       Nov       Ike tries to cut US foreign military spending causing gold
                 drain, warns against power of the "military-industrial complex
"
       Nov       US sends troops to Nicaragua & Guatemala
       Nov       JFKennedy defeats Nixon
                 with 40% margin among Negro voters in key states,
                 who shifted from 40 to 70% Democratic since the 1956 election
       Dec       Boynton vs. Virginia: Supreme Court prohibits segregation in
                 waiting rooms & restaurants serving interstate bus passengers
       Dec 20    Look: The Explosive Generation - ed. George Leonard  - get thi
s
       Dec       Birth control pills go on sale in the US
                 [when were I.U.D.s?? - around 1962 also]
       when?     Charles Van Doren is among 13 contestants on television show
                 "21" arrested for perjury in testifying that answers to
                 questions were not given them in advance

       when?     The Place & The Co-Existence Bagel Shop close
                 (Grant Ave in San Francisco's North Beach)
                 Beatles first trip to Hamburg, Germany
                 8 musicians meet in Ireland to form the Ceoltoiri
                 Chualann; 5 of them later form the Chieftains
                 Congress investigates payola, Teamsters Union
                 Nineteen new nations emerge in Africa
                 France: Manifesto of the 121 calls on draftees to
                 refuse to fight in the Algerian War, cosigners include
                 Simone de Beauvoir & Jean Paul Sartre
                 Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress Mai Britt

                 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini,
                 Are You Lonesome Tonight?, Green Fields
                 *Everly Bros: Cathy's Clown
                 Drifters: Save the Last Dance for Me
                 Hank Ballard: Finger Poppin' Time
                 & original version of The Twist
                 Chubby Checker, 19, records The Twist
                 Joan Baez first album

                 television sets: US 85 mill; Brit 10.5 mill; WGer 2 mill; Fr 1
.5 mill
                 TV: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, My Three Sons
                 Jean Paul Belmondo first movie, Breathless
                 (by Godard) becomes U.S. hit
                 Hiroshima Mon Amour  [recheck - have this earlier]
                 Never on Sunday
                 Exodus
                 Big Deal on Madonna Street
                 (Psycho: Hitchcock)
                 Last Year at Marienbad - Alain Resnais

                 Paul Goodman: Growing Up Absurd
                 Black Like Me: John Howard Griffin
                 John Updike: Rabbit, Run
                 Allen Watts: Beat Zen, Square Zen, & Zen
                 Kerouac: Visions of Cody, The Scripture of Golden Eternity
                 Ginsberg: Kaddish
                 To Kill a Mockingbird: Harper Lee
                 John Barth: The Sotweed Factor
                 Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing - A.S. Neill


1961   when?     HUAC film: Operation Abolition depicting SLATE activities
                 in Berkeley draws activists to Berkeley
                 (Bomb shelters being built)
61     when?     South Africa: African National Congress (ANC) banned (check)
                 (see note Apr 60 about 11 African countries independence
                 Apr 60 - Apr 61)

       Jan       Bob Dylan, 19, shows up in Greenwich Village's The Wha?,
                 and visits Woody Guthrie in the hospital
       Jan       Atlanta civil rights demonstrations
                 (Life: JFKennedy calls attention to Bomb Shelters)
       Feb 1     (First anniversary of the Greensboro sit-in):
                 demos all across the south, including
                 Nashville movie theater desegregation campaign
                 (which sparks similar demos in 10 other cities);
                 nine students arrested at lunch counter in Rock Hill, S. Car.
                 choose to take 30 days hard labor on a road gang;
                 the next week, four other students repeat the sit-in,
                 also choose jail.
       when?     (between Jan & May): Univ of Georgia: riots against
                 admission of first two Negro students
61     Feb 18    Bertrand Russell, 89, & Committee of 100 lead march of 20,000
                 & sit-down of 5,000 anti-nuke outside U.K.
                 Defense Ministry and is jailed for 7 days
       Mar       (early) Richard Alpert takes psilocybin as part of the
                 Harvard Project
       Mar       JFKennedy initiates 17 billion dollar nuclear missile program,
                 increases military aid to Indochina (=So Vietnam)
                 & announces creation of the Peace Corps
       Apr 11    Dylan does first billed performance at Gerde's Folk City
       Apr 12    USSR: first man in space (Yuri Gagarin)
61     Apr 25    Bay of Pigs: 1400 Cubans trained in the U.S.  attempt
                 to invade Cuba & are defeated by forces led by Castro
       May       JFKennedy calls for 12,000 new Marines, the training of new
                 anti-guerilla units ("Special Forces"/"Green Berets")
                 and tripling of funds for fallout shelters & other
                 civil defense programs
       May 4     James Farmer & CORE leads Freedom Rides (biracial
                 groups ride interstate buses & use station facilities
                 to challenge non-?observance of 1957 & 1960 civil
                 rights legislation
       May 14    first Freedom bus attacked & burned outside Anniston,
                 Alabama & riders beaten
                 (Dylan writes Ballad of Emmett Till)
       May 16    SNCC students replace CORE riders
       May 21    Mobs attack First Baptist Church, Montgomery
       May 25    First Amer in space: Alan Shepard (blast off May 5)
       May 25    Montgomery, Ala: violence breaks out Negro and white
       May 28    Amnesty International founded (by English lawyer Peter
                 Benenson & friends) with notice in the London
                 Observer and the Paris Le Monde
       June      JFKennedy first summit with USSR's Nikita Khrushchev
                 "diplomatic setback": K threatens to take over West Berlin
       June      Nearly 200 more arrested & jailed (Montgomery, Alabama??)
       July 21   Second American in space: Grissom
61     Aug 7     Bob Moses (& SNCC) begins first voter registration school in
                 Mississippi (McComb, Fayette County)
       Aug 13    East German border guards begin construction of Berlin Wall
       Aug 29    Bob Moses beaten while trying to register two voters in Libert
y
       Sept      Dylan plays Gerde's Folk City in Greenwich Village,
                 gets first review (Times)
       Sept 17   U.K.: March & sit-down, Parliament Sq
                 large numbers & many arrests (while Russell in jail)
       Sept 24   Herbert Lee, 52, local Negro leader & freedom school attendee,
                 Fayette City, shot by State Rep. Hurst (check)
       Oct 4     Mass arrest of 3 SNCC members & 110 Negro high school students
                 praying on McComb City Hall steps in protest of Lee's slaying 
&
                 suspension of two Freedom Riders - ends SNCC voter registratio
n project
       Oct       The Twist is still the rage and Chubby Checker leaves for Euro
pean tour
       (Oct 11   Hayden & Paul Potter beaten on visit to voter registration act
ivities)
       Oct       SLATE leads vigil against resumption of nuclear testing by US 
&
                 USSR; 50,000 women around US demonstrate against the resumptio
n
                 Nov. 1 -> Women Strike for Peace
       Nov 1     Tennessee: state auctioneers selling off Highland (?Folk Cente
r)
       Nov 1     Pushed through by the Kennedys, ICC rules against interstate
                 segregation go into effect - demos throughout the south
       Nov 9     Brian Epstein first sees the Beatles at The Cavern, Liverpool
       Dec 9     U.K.: Committee of 100 (w Russell) demos at various
                 U.S. air & nuc bases
       D 10-15   SNCC Freedom Rider test of ICC ruling in Albany, Georgia
                 leads to five days of arrests of 469/500 students for
                 marching around city hall. Some 350 choose to stay in
                 jail as part of the Albany movement.
       Dec 11    First two U.S. Army helicopter units land in South Vietnam
       Dec 16    MLK arrested Albany, Georgia with some 250 more demonstrators
       D 23-30   Sat Eve Post: "Youth - The Good Generation"
                 (in response to Look?

1961             MUSIC / CINEMA / PUBLISHING
                 The Twist -> #1 record for the second time
                    (-> Watusi, Hully-Gully, Stop & Swim, Mashed Potato +)
                 Michael Row the Boat Ashore, Moon River, Big Bad John,
                 Hit the Road Jack, Little Sister, Barbara Ann, Runaround Sue,
                 Where the Boys Are
                 Ricky Nelson: Travelin Man
                 The Dovells: Bristol Stomp
                 Chris Kenner: I Like It Like That
                 Where Have All the Flowers Gone - Pete Seeger
                 Ramblin' Jack Elliot starts
                 Judy Collins first album

                 Breakfast At Tiffany's, West Side Story [rechck-have as earlie
r]
                 Truffaut: Jules et Jim
                 Kurosawa: Yojimbo
                 Godard: A Woman Is a Woman (his 3rd feature) - also w Belmondo
                 Kerouac, Ginsberg, etc: Pull My Daisy

                 Salinger's Franny and Zooey published as a book
                 Baldwin: Nobody Knows My Name
                 Eric Berne: Transactional Analysis in Psychotherapy
                 Carl Rogers: On Becoming A Person
                 Heinlein: Stranger in a Strange Land
                 John Lilly: Man and Dolphin
                 Jane Jacobs: The Death and Life of Great American Cities
                 Miller's Tropic of Cancer finally legally published in US
                 Harvard ?Student Union's first edition of Let's Go!

                 Alan Watts speaking on campuses around US

1962             "the East Village, with blacks, comes into being ard Tompkins 
Sq
                 western border: Cooper Square" - Hettie Jones

       when?     Vanessa Redgrave (among others) speaks at Bertrand
                 Russell's Committee of 100 anti-nuclear
                 weapons demonstration at Air Ministry in London
       when?     Cesar Chavez starts NFWA in Delano with his own savings
                 for 300,000 migratory farmworkers
       when?     Gideon case: all people accused of serious crimes
                 have a right to be represented by counsel
       when?     Amelia Newell opens her land at Gorda Mountain, Big Sur
                 for the first open-land commune (at its peak in 1967,
                 200 people lived there; ended 1968)
       when?     Herman Hesse dies, nearly unknown to U.S. readers

       Feb 7     First U.S. Army support companies arrive in Saigon
       F 16-17   Boston SANE & fledgling SDS hold first anti-nuclear
                 march on Washington; 4000-8000 show up
       Feb 20    First Amer to orbit earth: John Glenn
       F? M?     Baker v. Carr: one man/one vote
       (Mar?     Harvard Psilocybin Project challenged)
                 (meanwhile Leary has discovered LSD)
       Mar       Bob Dylan: first album
       Mar?      (14 months after JFK in office) military budget up 9 billion
       Mar       Strategic Hamlet program started in Vietnam
       Apr       (Dylan writes Blowin in the Wind)
       Apr 27    LA Negro uprising (according to Eyes on The Prize)
                 Griffith Park - 200 youths vs police arresting one
                 for horseplay on a merry-go-round
1962          Jn12-
16                                                                   Port
Huron Statement (SDS)               (summer: first  doubts  about
LSD research start to surface)               (35 Harvards meet at
Hotel Catalina in Zihuatanejo)     summer    Neal Cassady  visits
Ken  Kesey at Perry Lane,               having read One Flew Over
the Cuckoos Nest     summer    Jamaica, Trinidad, & Tobaga become
independent      July  10   Martin Luther King & Abernathy choose
to go to jail               for their part in Dec. Albany  demos.
    July  12   Unidentified Negro man (secretly sent by JFK) pays
MLK's fine     July 19   First tv picture crosses Atlantic  ocean
by  Telstar  satellite      July  27   Martin Luther King back in
jail (to Aug 10)     Aug       Ban the  Bomb  demos  UN,  London,
Helsinki, Tokyo, Hiroshima               Women's Strike for Peace
(End the Arms Race, Not the Human Race)      Aug  4     Sat  eve:
Marilyn  Monroe dies at 36 (? of drug o.d.??)     fall      Leary
founds   International   Foundation    for    Internal    Freedom
              (IFIF)  to  promote  LSD  research  &  publish  The
Psychedelic Review;               IFIF rents two houses in Newton
as  "Freedom  House"s     Sept      SNCC voter registration drive
leaders in Georgia sniped at               &  churches  burned  &
Mississippi (Ruleville)     Sept 30   -Oct 1 JFK calls out troops
to allow James Meredith               to become the  first  Negro
admitted  to  U  Miss                (Dylan  writes  Oxford Town)
              (troops stay until late summer 1963, after Meredith
has his degree)     Oct 22    Vaughn Meader tapes The First Fami-
ly             album             1962          O              22-
28                                                                   JFK's
Cuban Missile Blockade               (after 10  months  of  CIA's
Operation Mongoose)               WORLD COMES CLOSEST EVER TO NU-
CLEAR WAR               (Dylan writes A Hard Rains A-Gonna  Fall)
when?                                                                          
         US-
USSR   sign   Nuclear   Test-Ban   Treaty    (bans    atmospheric
              tests)  & Nuclear non-proliferation pact (after Oct
62)     Nov       Nixon loses for governor for California (to in-
cumbent  Pat Brown)     Nov       first (Berkeley) sit-in against
racial discrimination               at Mel's Drive-in, San  Fran-
cisco                &  demos  around  the  country and the south
    Dec       Mariner 2 sends photos of Venus

1962                                                                           
         MUSIC
/ CINEMA / PUBLISHING               Let Me In, Wah-Watusi, Mashed
Potato,                He's  a  Rebel   (Gene   Pitney/Crystals),
              Lonely    Tear    Drops,    Girl    From    Ipanema
              June   2:   Isley    Bros:    Twist    and    Shout
              Twisting   the   Night  Away                *Everly
Brothers: Crying in the Rain               *Beach Boys: Surfin' &
Surfin'   Safari                 Dick   Dale:   Surfer's   Choice
              Ian   &   Sylvia   first   record   (from   Canada)
              Little Boxes - Malvina Reynolds

              TV: Beverly Hillbillies               Fellini: Boc-
caccio ?70               Lolita               Vaughn Meader doing
JFK improvisations

              Abraham  Maslow:  Toward  a  Psychology  of   Being
              Harrington:         The        Other        America
              Kerouac:  Big  Sur                Rachael   Carson:
Silent   Spring                 Miller:   Tropic   of   Capricorn
              Ken  Kesey:  One  Flew  Over  the   Cuckoo's   Nest
              Aldous    Huxley:    Island   (utopian   community)
              Alan     Watts:      The      Joyous      Cosmology
              ?Adelle     Davis:     Exploring     Inner    Space
              Euell Gibbons: Stalking the Wild Asparagus

              Esalen  Institute  founded                 Findhorn
Foundation (Scotland) founded 1963               Jan       Albama
Gov.  Wallace's  "Segregation  Forever"  speech  at  inauguration
    Feb  20    Greenwood, Miss: SNCC Voter Registration headquar-
ters               & 4 Negro businesses burned     Feb 28    Jim-
my  Travis, 20, Bob Moses & Randolph Blackwell,               re-
turning from V E Project meeting, shot at     Mar       shootings
& burnings in Greenwood & arrests               & Republicans in-
troduce  stronger  civil  rights                legislation  into
Congress      East  Su   (when?)  SANE,  NYC "Peace Walk"     Apr
3     Birmingham: sit-ins & demos  begun  by  SCLC  &  volunteers
    A  11      Birmingham, Alabama city officials (including Bull
Connor)               obtain injunction  against  any  demonstra-
tions      A 12-20   Martin Luther King & Abernathy go to jail in
Birmingham               for marching in defiance of the  injunc-
tion      May?      Dylan  tapes John Birch Society Blues for the
Ed Sullivan tv  show  (censored)      May  2     Birmingham:  958
children go to jail for marching     May 3     Connor orders fire
houses & dogs turned on children                marching  out  of
the    16th   St   Baptist   Church   in   Birmingham   to   keep
              them from  marching  out  of  the  "Negro  section"
1963          May
6                                                                     (Mon)
Birmingham: 1000 children & adults arrested,               making
a total of about 2500               (Ella Baker, Dave  Dellinger,
James  Forman,  Dick               Gregory, Guy & Candie Carawan,
Joan Baez in Birmingham)               [when? JFK  "ordered  Ala-
bama  National  Guard placed under Federal               control,
used  display  of  military  force  to  impose  deseg"]       May
7     thousands of Negro children enter downtown "white" Birming-
ham     May 8     Buddhist uprisings against Diem  start  in  Hue
    May 9?    meetings between white & Negro leaders negotiate an
end                to  much  of  Birmingham  segregation      May
11    (Sat)   KKK   rally   just   outside   of   Birmingham  and
              bombing  of  A.D.  King's  home  &  Gaston   Motel,
              followed  by  riot  around  the  motel area     May
16    sit-ins & marches throughout the  south                next
10                                                                   weeks:
758 demonstrations in 186 cities,               14,733 arrests in
11 southern states               (throughout June & July)

    May       Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (with Blowin  in  the  Wind)
              Joan  Baez  and  Bob  Dylan  sing  at Monterey Folk
              Festival, and Baez starts introducing Dylan at  her
concerts        when?     Cooper    makes   22   orbits       May
28    Medgar Evers gets  agreement  of  negotiations  in  Jackson
              which  is  then  withdrawn;  4 students & professor
harassed               during sit-in at Woolworth's lunch counter
    May  31    600  children  arrested for marching [Jackson?? or
Birmingham?]     June 1    First Buddhist monk,  Quang  Duc  (73)
immolates  self in Vietnam     (June)    Leary quits Harvard; Al-
pert                                                        fired
1963          June                                                             
         Dylan's
Blowin in the Wind in the top 10     June  ?1   Saturday  Review:
They  Split My Personality               (negative on LSD) - get?
    June      demonstrations & arrests - Tallahasee, North  Caro-
lina      June 5    First Negro student enters University of Mis-
sissippi               law  school  (without  incident)      June
9    Arinell  Ponder  of  SCLC  &  5  students  arrested & beaten
              for using white Trailways bathrooms, Winona,  Miss.
    June  11   Cambridge,  Md:  25  arrested  outside courthouse;
              firehoses in Danville, Va send 48 of  65  demos  to
hospital      June  11   Gov.  George  Wallace, trying to fulfill
campaign promise               to "stand in the schoolhouse door"
to  halt  integration,               is confronted by Alabama Na-
tional  Guard,                placed  under  Federal  control  by
JFKennedy,     June 11   two Negro students quietly registered at
University of Alabama     June 11   JFKennedy tv speech  promises
Civil  Rights bill,               Southern Democrats vow to block
    June 12   Medgar Evers (NAACP Field Sec) shot dead,  Jackson,
Miss                on  arrival  at his home               (Dylan
writes Only a Pawn in their  Game)      June  12   Buddhist  monk
Trich    Quan    Duc    publicly    immolates   himself,   Saigon
    summer    Leary hosts Freedom House  groups  in  Zihuatanejo,
Mexico                &  is  forced to move on to Dominica & then
Antigua (ck Time mag)     Jul       (end) Newport Folk  Festival:
37,000  attend,  debut for               many new folk musicians,
including Dylan     (Ag 3-4   picketers in  Torrance,  Calif  and
other                  places)                  1963          Aug
28                                                                    MLK's
I   Have   a   Dream   speech,   Wash   DC   Civil  Rights  March
              200,000  /  300,000 - 500,000 / 210,000 -  250,000+
              (Baez,  Odetta,  Josh  White, SNCC Freedom Singers,
Peter, Paul & Mary, Dylan perform)     Sept?     negative  pieces
on  Leary/Alpert firing appear in               Esquire, Saturday
Evening Post, Look (get?)      mid-Sep   Timothy  Leary,  Richard
Alpert,  and  other  Harvard alumni               LSD-researchers
move to the Hitchcock's estate  in                Millbrook,  New
York  (+ The Psychedelic Exp going to printer)     fall      Time
mag on IFIF - get?      Sept      Birmingham fights  over  school
integration     Sept 10   20 Negro children integrated into Birm-
ingham schools      Sept  13   Wallace  announces  candidacy  for
president  63  Sept  15   16th  St.  Baptist church in Birmingham
bombed, killing  four                young  Negro  female  Sunday
School  students                (Addie  Mae  Collins  14,  Denise
McNair 11,               Carol Robertson 14, Cynthia  Wesley  11)
    Oct       JFK    signs   first   Atomic   Test   Ban   Treaty
              (banned atmospheric tests? in space &  beneath  the
sea)                & first wheat sale to USSR     Oct 13    Bea-
tles at London Palladium shown on tv;               media discov-
ers  Beatlemania     Nov 1     Vietnam: Military junta overthrows
and assassinates Diem     Nov       early: "Freedom Vote"  90,000
Mississippi  Negroes  "vote"                (in parallel election
organized by SNCC) for the first time     Nov       Playboy:  Al-
len  Harrington's account of LSD session               & Huxley's
last piece on the psychedelic dream - get?      Nov       Leary's
IFIF    mutated    into    Castalia        end       JFK    plans
withdrawal/withdraws    1000    of     17,000     advisors     in
              Vietnam,  quietly  opens  a  dialogue with Castro's
Cuba,               and pursues detente with  the  USSR  (Hayden)
    Nov   22    JFKennedy   assassinated,   LBJohnson  sworn  in;
              also     Aldous     Huxley     dies,     on     LSD
    Nov       16,000  troops  in  Vietnam     Nov 24    LBJ signs
national    security    memorandum    stating    US    goal    in
              Vietnam is helping the Saigon government to a mili-
tary "victory"     when?     Nov? Oswald assassinated

1963                                                                           
         MUSIC
/ CINEMA / PUBLISHING               Hello Muddah, The Singing Nun
              Guantanamara, If I Had a Hammer,               Puff
the  Magic Dragon, ?Charlie off the MTA?                There But
For Fortune - Phil Ochs               Chad  Mitchell  Trio  (with
John  Denver)               Beach Boys: Surfin' USA & Surfer Girl
(with Little Deuce Coupe)               Jan  &  Dean:  Surf  City
              Ventures:  Surfing               Chris Kenner: Land
of 1000 Dances                LIVERPOOL!                 Beatles:
first  album                Tom Paxton: The Last Thing on My Mind
(?album)               Dave Van  Ronk  starts                Judy
Henske  records  three  albums                Buffy Sainte-Marie:
It's    My    Way    (1st    album)    w    Universal     Soldier
              *Freewheelin'  Bob  Dylan   w  Blowin  in  the Wind
              Bo Diddley first album                Otis  Redding
first      album                    Little      Stevie     Wonder
              (Bunny Wailer, Marley, Tosh start playing together)

              Fellini: Eight and a Half               (Great  Es-
cape)               Dr. Strangelove, directed by Kubrick

              Mary MacCarthy: The Group               Book of the
Hopi  -  Frank  Waters                Betty Friedan: The Feminine
Mystique                James  Baldwin:  The   Fire   Next   Time
              John  Cage: A Year From Monday               Vonne-
gut: Cat's Cradle  (ice 9)               Leary +: The Psychedelic
Experience                (version  of  the  Tibetan  Book of the
Dead/Bardo Thodol)

              height of the Mods and Rockers in UK (according  to
Quadrophenia)

1964          when?                                                            
         Indian
fishermen fish-ins, Nisqually River, Washington     when?     Sup
Ct affirms members of Native  Amer  Church                use  of
peyote  in  religious  ceremonies     early     Kesey moves to La
Honda, Merry Pranksters form

    Jan       LBJ state-of-the-union:  declares  war  on  poverty
while                 cutting   budget   and  uranium  production
    when?     Economic   Opportunity   Act:   War   on    Poverty
              (creates   community   action   agencies)       Jan
11    Surgeon  General's  cigarette   warning       Jan       Bob
Dylan:  The  Times  They Are A-Changin'               Beatles: *I
Want to Hold Your Hand -> #1 US     Jan 23    24th Amendment  el-
iminates  polling  taxes      Jan  30    New military junta takes
over in  South  Vietnam      Feb  9     Beatles  on  Ed  Sullivan
    Feb   11    Beatles:  Washington  D.C.       Feb       (Dylan
visits   southern   US    &    writes    Chimes    of    Freedom)
              (Dylan   &  Baez  at  Berkeley  Community  Theater)
    Feb 25    Muhammed? Ali (Cassius  Clay)  beats  Sonny  Liston
    Mar    6     protest    against   Sheraton   Palace   Hotel's
              discrimination in  hiring  (SF)                Bea-
tles: Can't Buy Me Love, And I Love Her               and filming
A Hard Day's Night     Mar       After RFK  investigation,  Hoffa
              indicted on jury-tampering charges in 1962 mistrial
              for    misuse    of     union     pension     funds
    Mar       Malcolm  X,  silenced by Elijah Muhammed's Muslims,
visits Africa     Mar 21    Leary starts first week  of  solitary
LSD         spring    Newsweek     on     Millbrook     -    get?
64  Apr       Kitty Genovese, age, coming home from a  night  job
in  the  early               a.m., stabbed repeatedly and over an
extended period of time,               while 38 residents of  Kew
Gardens,  a  "respectable"  New  York                neighborhood
heard  and  witnessed  but  did  not  even  call  police      Apr
23    Beatles  at the Hollywood Bowl     Apr 24    Crosses burned
in 64 of Mississippi's 82 counties               to  prepare  for
Freedom  Summer      May       very first LA Free Press at first?
KPFK Renaissance Faire     May       Dylan's first visit to  Eng-
land, meets Beatles,               Rolling Stones, Eric Burden of
Animals (who is doing               first "folk-rock" piece House
of  Rising  Sun);                turns  Beatles  on  to marijuana
1964                                                                           
         old-
est    baby    boomers    reach    18,   graduate   high   school
    June      Lenny  Bruce  goes  on  trial   in   NYC       June
19   Carol  Doda  dances in a Rudi Gernreich topless bathing suit
              in  The  Condor  nightclub,  North  Beach      June
19   200   college   students   leave   Oxford,   Ohio   to  join
              1,000 total civil  rights  volunteers  as  part  of
              Civil  Rights  "Freedom  Summer"  to register Negro
voters        June    21   Three    civil    rights     activists
              (James  Chaney  (21),  Andrew Goodman (20), Michael
Schwerner (24))               killed on arrival in Mississippi by
KKK     June      6 Negro churches burned in Mississippi (21 more
by September);               30 Negroes murdered January  to  Au-
gust      June  22   Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer, still being
smuggled into U.S.                from Paris, finally ruled legal
for distribution in U.S.      summer    SDS ERAP: 125 members or-
ganizing the poor  in  the  slums                of  nine  cities
    summer    Millbrook  House  LSD  sessions               when?
Realist    piece    by    Robert    Anton    Wilson    -     get?
    summer    Saturday night "happenings" in Spui Square start in
Amsterdam     July 2    LBJ signs Civil Rights Act: public facil-
ities opened to all     July      Kesey & Merry Pranksters' first
Magic Bus trip (to NY)     July  18   Negro  uprising  in  Harlem
    July  20   Brooklyn  Negro  uprising      July 22   Rochester
Negro  uprising      July?     Sun   House   first   reappearance
(Newport Folk Festival)     Aug 2-4   U.S. navy destroyers in the
Gulf of Tonkin air action against               North  Vietnamese
PT boats               the torpedo boats & their bases.  (???fix)
              Also new military junta  takes  over.       Aug  2-
4   New  Jersey Negro uprising     Aug 7     Congress passes Gulf
of Tonkin resolution               (only Sen Ernest  Gruening  of
Alaska  &  Wayne Morse of               Oregon dissent) (19 years
after bombing of  Hiroshima,  Nagasaki)                &  Seventh
fleet  sent  to  Vietnam      Aug 11-14 New Jersey Negro uprising
    Aug 16-17 Chicago Negro uprising     Aug 20    LBJ signs  War
on  Poverty  Bill                is this "The Great Society" pro-
gram?                did this create VISTA? Head Start?       Aug
x     Democratic   convention  refuses  to  seat  more  than  two
              representatives from the Mississippi Freedom  Demo-
cratic  Party  64  Aug       Ken  Kesey  &  his  Merry Pranksters
visit?    Leary    &    Alpert                   at     Millbrook
    Aug       Dylan:  Another  Side of Bob Dylan (all love songs)
    Aug      23    Beatles      Hollywood      Bowl       concert
    Aug       Beatles:  *Hard  Day's  Night  released in US     A
28-30   Philadelphia Negro uprising      Ag-Sept   Beatles  first
U.S.  tour: 25 N. Am. cities     fall      Ralph Metzner, Harvard
alumni of Leary's group, goes to India,               contacts  &
studies  with  Lama  Govinda               (?The Way of the White
Clouds)       fall      oldest   baby   boomers   enter   college
    Sept      Selective  Service  calls  up  27,500, more than in
              any month since 1953      Sept      Wilderness  Act
becomes  law  (by 1988 adds 80 million acres to               the
11  million   acres   currently   in   the   wilderness   system)
    Sept      early:  Clark  Kerr bans all politicking outside UC
Berk's               main gate               late: Kerr  suspends
8  students for political activities     Sept 27   Warren Commis-
sion Report  on  JFK  assasination  released;                says
Oswald's  was the only bullet     Oct 1     UC Berkeley math grad
student Jack Weinberg is arrested                for  setting  up
CORE  information table in Sproul Plaza;               police car
is  surrounded  by   demonstrating   students   for   32   hours;
              Free  Speech  Movement is formed       Mario Savio;
Baez               Weinberg: "Don't trust  anyone  over  thirty."
    when?     Berkeley   Barb   starts      Oct  14    Khrushchev
deposed in U.S.S.R.  -> Brezhnev     Oct 16    China tests  first
atomic  bomb,  becoming fifth nuclear power     Oct 26    Rolling
Stones on Ed  Sullivan      Nov       Johnson  defeats  Goldwater
    Dec  2     Joan  Baez  sings  on Sproul Hall steps     Dec 2-
3   FSM overnight sit-in in Sproul Hall to protest discipline  of
              four  who  took part in the October police car sit-
in; 800 arrests     Dec 4     900 students boycot classes     Dec
7     U.C.  Berk administration presentation at the Greek Theatre
              to 18,000; followed  by  strike  by  9,000  of  the
27,000  students                & faculty resolution (824 to 115)
supporting  FSM      Dec  10    MLK  awarded  Nobel  Peace  Prize
    Dec  11    Singer  Sam  Cooke  dies  of  gunshot  wounds, Los
Angeles

              In 1964, California surpassed New York as most  po-
pulous state

1964                                                                           
         MUSIC
/  CINEMA  /  PUBLISHING               Walk On Boy, We'll Sing in
the Sunshine, Baby Love,               King of the Road, A Spoon-
ful  of Sugar               Jan & Dean: Ride the Wild Surf & Lit-
tle Old Lady from Pasadena                *from  UK:  Pacemakers,
Herman's  Hermits,                Chad  Stuart  &  Jeremy  Clyde,
              Petula     Clark     (first     hit:     Downtown),
              The    Kinks,    Manfred    Mann,    The   Hollies,
              Dave   Clark   Five:   I   Like   It   Like   That)
              *The  Rolling  Stones  first  record      & 12 x 5?
              Fred Neil first album               Phil Ochs first
album    (w    There    But    For    Fortune??   see   lista63))
              *Dylan:   The   Times   They   are    a    Changin'
              *Another Side of Bob Dylan

              TV:  Gomer  Pyle,  Gilligan's  Island,   U.N.C.L.E.
              Zorba  the  Greek  the  movie  (when was the book?)
              Woman of the Dunes               It's A Mad Mad Mad
Mad  World               (people are basically mad, so there's no
hope for the world)               La Jette: Chris Marker (Fr)

              Herbert    Marcuse:     One     Dimensional     Man
              Marshall      McLuhan:      Understanding     Media
              Carl Jung: Man and His Symbols               I Nev-
er  Promised  You a Rose Garden: Hannah Green               David
Halberstam: The Making of a Quagmire

              op art               Rudi Gernreich: topless  bath-
ing suit               textured stockings

1965                                                                           
         Adri-
an Cronauer broadcasting in Vietnam               First DC-9 air-
craft built               Volkswagen starts American  sales  cam-
paign  "Think  Small"                Peace Corps returnees having
trouble with "re-entry"     when?     Leary visits in India,  re-
turns  late spring to               find Millbrook in poor state,
Alpert  asked  to  leave                Washington  judge   rules
Puyallup  tribe  does not exist,               and cannot fish on
the Puyallup River

    Jan       Time Mag says "generation of  conformists"      Jan
4     FSM    holds    first   legal   rally   on   Sproul   Plaza
    ?Feb      Byrds  release  single  of   Mr.   Tambourine   Man
    Feb       Police  raid  Owsley's  house  in  Berkeley     Feb
8     U.S. starts  bombing  North  Vietnam  &  begins  using  jet
              bombers  inside  South  Vietnam for strikes against
"VC"   targets                 (`Operation   Rolling    Thunder')
    Feb       MLK  &  770  others  arrested in Selma, Alabama for
picketing               county courthouse to end  discrim  voting
rights     Feb 21    Malcolm X shot and killed, Harlem auditorium
    Mar 6     "First Amer soldier officially sets  foot  on  Viet
battlefields"     Mar 8-9   3,500 Marines land to protect Da Nang
air base     Mar       Dylan: Bringing  It  All  Back  Home  (all
rock)                with  Mr.  Tambourine Man 65            Bea-
tles: Eight Days a Week hit     Mar  3     Owsley  starts  making
LSD:  large  quantities  of  acid               available for the
first time     Mar 7     Selma, Alabama: police violence  against
march      Mar  8     Sup  Ct  rules co s need not believe in ex-
istence of a               Supreme  Being  (Daniel  Seeger  case)
              (and   June  15  Elliott  Welsh  II  case)      Mar
9?    first  attempt  to   march   from   Selma   to   Montgomery
              (turned  back)     Mar 16    Quaker Alice Herz, 82,
immolates self in Detroit               in protest of the Vietnam
war       Mar  16    Police  break-up  demonstration  of  600  in
Montgomery,   Alabama       Mar   17    1,600   demonstrate    at
Montgomery,  Alabama  courthouse      Mar 18    Soviet cosmonauts
float  in  space      M  21-25   MLK:  Alabama  march  (Selma  to
Montgomery  capital  25,000)      Mar  24    ?SDS organizes first
Viet War  teach-in:  University  of  Michigan                (all
night)  500 expected, 3000 come     Mar 28    MLK on tv calls for
boycott of Alabama               Dylan to  England  (tour  filmed
for  Don't Look Back)     Mar       Sen. Frank Church & Geo McGo-
vern come out against the  war      Apr  2     Kesey  busted  for
marijuana  first  time     Apr 5     Alpert & Metzner at Vanguard
Theater, Greenwich Village      Apr  17    SDS  leads  first  an-
tiVietwar  march  in  Washington:  25,000               `March on
Washington to End the War in Vietnam'               I.F. Stone  &
Sen.  Ernest  Gruening  of  Alaska speak               Phil Ochs,
Judy Collins, Baez /   20,000  (Bd  &  Pup)      April     25,000
American  troops in Vietnam               (note: number of march-
ers almost equal to number of  troops)      May  3     Drop  City
commune  founded, ?in New Mexico?               on Interstate Hwy
125 into Colorado     May 6     First two Marine divisions arrive
Vietnam    65  May       Beatles:    A   Ticket   to   Ride   hit
    May       Berkeley: Vietnam Day &  teach-ins  at  many  other
colleges      May  17    National  Teach-in  broadcast over radio
from Wash.      D.C.      May       L.A. Free Press starts  regu-
lar      publication                    (the     Mime     Troupe)
    Spring    Albin House concerts     May 26    Riverside County
salmonella crisis causes new look at               water supplies
in                             the                             US
1965          June                                                             
         Red
Dog  Saloon,  Charlatans  at  Virginia  City                First
psychedlic  light  shows by Bill Ham               First "Happen-
ing": Wholly Communion,               with Ginsberg,  Ferlinghet-
ti,  Corso & English poets,               Royal Albert Hall, Lon-
don (June 11):               Dylan's Like A Rolling Stone  single
released                (and  meets The Band)     June 11   Queen
awards Beatles the MBE     June 12   Ky heads new military regime
in South Vietnam  (more on Ky)     Summer    Baez/Sandperl Insti-
tute for the Study of Nonviolence  (Carmel):                first
students        Summer    Byrds:    Mr.    Tambourine   Man   hit
    Summer    (Sept 8?) National Farm Workers  Association  joins
              Delano   grape  walkout  by  800  AFL-CIO  pickers;
              within  a  week,  2000  pickers  (led  by   Chavez)
              strike  in two counties (33 growers, one quarter of
              the table grape industry) (by 65: 1700 member fami-
lies)      July      First  Provo  manifesto appears in Amsterdam
    July 25   Dylan goes rock and gets booed at Newport Folk Fest
              (backed   up   by   Paul  Butterfield  Blues  Band)
              (and wearing London mod)      July      Natl  Coord
Committee to End the War in Vietnam formed     summer    attempts
to stop troop trains in Berkeley &  Emeryville      summer    SDS
starts   ERAP   in   West  Oakland  65  Aug       Help!  released
    Aug       Dylan: Highway 61  Revisited      Aug       Eve  of
Destruction  released, goes to top of charts               within
5   weeks    (fastest    rising    song    in    rock    history)
              ("you're  old  enough to kill, but not for votin'")
    Aug       Joan  Baez's  first  hit:  There  But  For  Fortune
    Aug       Kesey  meets  Hunter  Thompson  who  introduces the
Hells Angels               to the Merry  Pranksters;  Ginsberg  &
Alpert are at the party     Aug 6     LBJ signs Voting Rights Act
65  A 11-16   Watts uprising     Aug 13    Marty Balin opens  Ma-
trix:  Jefferson  Airplane               Beatles at Shea Stadium:
55,000 screaming girls               + Merry Prankster  party  at
La  Honda: Owsley meets Kesey     Aug 26    Last day getting mar-
ried could improve your draft status     Aug 29    Beatles Holly-
wood  Bowl     Aug 31    LBJ signs law amending Selective Service
Act to make draft               card burning  a  federal  offense
65  fall      start      of      mini-skirts      in      stores?
    fall      Ballad  of  Green  Berets  tops   charts       Sept
2    Beatles  Cow Palace     Sept 5    SFEx writer Michael Fallon
applies the term "hippie"               to the SF  counterculture
in  an  article  about the               Blue Unicorn coffeehouse
where LEMAR (Legalize               Marijuana) & the Sexual Free-
dom  League meet,               & hippie houses               de-
clares   the   Beat   movement   is   alive   in    the    Haight
    fall      Millbrook  house  breaks  up     fall      Brigette
Bardot in Time and Life 65  Oct. 15   U.C.  Berkeley  Teach-in  &
march  (Tele  Ave)  14,000                Norman  Thomas  spoke??
    Oct. 16   repeat march in  Berkeley,  to  Oakland  Army  Base
              [15,000  - Bohemia book]               (Vietnam Day
Committee)   &   conflicts   w    police    &    Hell's    Angels
              Catholic  Worker  David  Miller  burns  draft  card
    Oct. 16    Viet protests (teach-ins, marches)  in  80  cities
including                Fifth  Ave,  NY  15-20,000;  Ann  Arbor;
Madison; Boston;               Detroit; Phil; Tokyo; London; Rome
+)                100,000  people in nearly 1,000 cities (Hayden)
              Natl Coord Com to End  the  War  in  Viet      Oct.
16   Family  Dog's  First Concert               "A Tribute to Dr.
Strange" at Longshoreman's Hall (ILWU),               Fisherman's
Wharf:  Jefferson  Airplane  & Charlatans               (with Dan
Hicks)     Oct 18    First draft card burning arrest  (under  new
law):  David  Miller                Che  Guevara  goes to Bolivia
    Nov       Unsafe at Any Speed published (Ralph Nader)     Nov
1     J.Edgar Hoover: war demos in US "represented a minority for
              the most part composed of halfway citizens who  are
neither                morally, mentally, nor emotionally mature"
1965          Nov
2                                                                     (elec-
tion  day)  Norman  Morrison,  32  yr  old  Quaker,   father   of
              three,  immolates  self  below Secretary of Defense
McNamara's               Pentagon window to protest  Vietnam  War
    Nov  6     Bill  Graham's  first:  benefit to raise money for
Mime               Troupe, busted for performing in park  without
a permit               (Airplane, Fugs, Warlocks, Committee, Fer-
linghetti +++)     Nov  9-10  Power  Failure:  NY  &  east  coast
    Nov  9     Roger  Allen  La Porte, Catholic Worker, immolates
self               in front of  UN      Nov  22    Dylan  marries
Sara  Lowndes  & moves to Woodstock     Nov 27    `March on Wash-
ington for Peace in  Vietnam'  Wash,  D.C.                 15,000
(Life,    Chron),    25,000    (Bd   &   Pupt),   30,000   (D.S.)
              SANE + Natl Coordg Committee  of  left  wing  orgs.
    Mar       to  Dec:  Wm  Frosch  at  Bellevue  Psych Hosp, NY,
              treats 65 acid  freak-outs      Dec       Selective
Service  calling up 40,200/month     Dec 10    Bill Graham second
benefit for Mime Troupe,               at  Fillmore  (first  time
there)  Fillmore  & Geary - 3,500     Dec 15    Gemini 6 & 7 ren-
dezvous in space     D 21-J6   Tom Hayden (26), Lynd, Aptheker to
Hanoi      Dec 25    Leary stopped at the Mexican border & busted
for mj     Dec 27    Old leadership of SDS unseated & women  hold
a  closed                door  workshop  at  the  SDS  convention
1965                                                                           
         Na-
tional  Welfare Rights Organization founded               3 books
out on the New Left     1965      end: 184,000 American troops in
Vietnam

1965                                                                           
         MUSIC
/ CINEMA / PUBLISHING               My Girl, I Got You Babe, Hang
on Sloopy, Help Me Rhonda,                Stop  in  the  Name  of
Love,  Woolly  Bully                R.E.S.P.E.C.T. - Otis Redding
              The Year of "Folk-Rock"               Simon &  Gar-
funkel:  Sounds of Silence               *Donovan: Catch The Wind
& Fairytale               *Rolling Stones Now! & Out of Our Heads
              w      Satisfaction      &     December's     Child
              *Dylan: Bringing It All Back Home w Mr.  Tambourine
Man                &  Hwy  61  Revisited   w Like A Rolling Stone
              *Beatles:  We   Can   Work   It   Out/Day   Tripper
              Rubber        Soul               w        Yesterday
              *Byrds: Mr. Tambourine  Man                &  Turn!
Turn!  Turn!                 when was Eight Miles High with sitar
              *(Paul) Butterfield Blues  Band                *frm
UK:  Animals  (w  Eric Burdon):               We Gotta Get Out of
this Place               *frm UK: Yardbirds (with Eric  Clapton):
For  Your  Love                *frm  UK: Them (with Van Morrison)
              Turtles                      Lovin         Spoonful
              The  Fugs  in the Village               (rock musi-
cians with poets Ginsberg, Corso)

              The Knack - And How to  Get  It                Fel-
lini:     Juliet     of     the    Spirits                  Help!
              The Loved One - Evelyn Waugh (Forest Lawn)

              John Barth: The Sot-Weed Factor       listed  under
1960   also                 Malcolm  X  Autobiography  (published
posthumously)               (written by Alex Haley)

              Manchild  in  the  Promised  Land  -  Claude  Brown
              Unsafe    At    Any    Speed    -    Ralph    Nader
              Light on Yoga - B.K.S. Iyengar               Dune -
Frank Herbert               ?African Genesis

              George Leonard of Look Mag & Michael Murphy, found-
er Esalen               Institute, found Human Potential Movement
              pop art

1966                                                                           
         400-
1000  U.S. draftees flee to Canada               Peace Corps peak
?enrollment:  16,000                 Defense   Secretary   Robert
McNamara  announces  "Project               100,000" to rehabili-
tate and draft "rejects"               James  Brown's  first  ap-
pearance  before white audiences               (at Madison Square
Garden, NYC)               Swami  Satchidananda  founds  Integral
Yoga  Institute               Chinese Cultural Revolution 1966 to
late 1968-69               N.O.W. (National Organization of  Wom-
en)    founded                  Freedom    of   Information   Act
66            Model Cities Program passed by Congress (check)

    Jan 3     Ron & Jay Thelin open head shop on  Haight  Street:
              The Psychedelic Shop     Jan 8     8,000 GIs attack
Iron Triangle, after B-52 bombing strikes     Jan 14    march  on
Atlanta to protest ouster of Julian Bond,               Negro pa-
cifist,    from     Georgia     House     of     Representatives,
              after  his  endorsement of SNCC statement criticial
of                US  involvement  in  Viet;  MLK  spoke      Jan
17    A  US  B-52  bomber  collides with a tanker aircraft during
              mid-air refueling operation.  Three  10-megaton  H-
bombs                drop  onto  Palomares, Spain below; a fourth
falls into               the sea. Luckily, none of them explodes.
The  entire                event  is  ?covered  up. (Rough Guide:
Spain p.173)     Jan  20    Kesey  busted  again  (with  Mountain
Girl)      J  21-23   Stewart  Brand's Trips Fest, Longshoreman's
Hall, SF:               first light show, Grateful  Dead,  10,000
people       Feb       Kesey   disappears   (to  Mexico)      Feb
4     Bill Graham's first non-benefit  show      Feb  19    first
Chet   Helms   concert  at  Fillmore  (Airplane  &  Big  Brother)
    Mar       Time sez there's an acid  epidemic       get  this?
    March     SFEx  front  page:  bust of 25 "beatnicks" from 408
Ashbury 66  Mar 10    Provos in Amsterdam smoke "bomb" royal wed-
ding                of  Dutch  Crown  Princess  to German     Mar
11    Timothy  Leary  sentenced  in  Texas  to   30   years   for
              trying  to  cross  into  Mexico as a tourist with a
small               amount of marijuana; Leary  appeals  &  gives
press interviews     March     President of GM apologizes to Sen-
ate subcommittee               for investigating Nader's  private
life                +  car  safety  protests  66            Watts
flares up again     when?     (early) all  time  DOW  Jones  high
(995.15);  drop  starts                (to  end  of year)     Mar
25?   Life: Photos of firing squads in South  Vietnam      M  25-
27   March,  Fifth  Ave, NYC - 25,000 anti-Viet               + 7
U.S. & 7 foreign cities      Est  Sun   Love-in  Elysian  Park???
(Amelia sez) CHECK THIS     Est Sun   25-day, 250 mile NFWA march
arrives Sacramento               Volunteer picketing of groceries
starts                Life:  NFWA becoming first effective fmwkrs
union     East      Day after: youths riot at Glen Echo Amusement
Park,  Wash  D.C.       Apr       FBI treats the press to its LSD
file               -> negative press on LSD     Apr  7     Sandoz
stops   supplying   LSD  to  researchers  66  Apr       Life:  Is
USSR/China break starting?                Vietnam: Buddhists pro-
test  dismissal  of  Buddhist  Lt. Gen Thi               from the
government by South Vietnam Premier Ky                30  Missis-
sippi Negroes build tent city under LBJ's window               to
protest housing conditions in  Mississippi      April     Richard
Farina's  Been  Down So Long It Looks Like Up               To Me
published, and Farina killed                Brower  &  the  Grand
Canyon  dams  [more!]               Discotheques going: The Trip,
LA; The  Cheetah,                Broadway  NY;  Arthur,  NY;  The
World,  Garden  City,  NY;                Le  Bison, Chicago; The
Lightworks - multiscreen light               shows by Andy Warhol
[ditto Look Nov 30: 50+]               Life: teen-age bands form-
ing everywhere with electric               guitars  and  colorful
names       Apr  12    NY  Stock  Exchange  anti-war  leafletting
    Apr  14    75  demo  outside   NY   Stock   Exchange       Ap
16     4,400  march  NYC     Ap 16     G. Gordon Liddy & FBI raid
Millbrook                &  bust  Leary  for  possession  of   mj
    April     (end  of)  Helms  to  Avalon  (Sutter  &  Van Ness)
    May       Dylan: Blonde on Blonde     May       Beatles:  Pa-
perback  Writer/Rain     May 10    Vietnam: General Thi dismissed
              from  government  by  Ky;  Buddhist  revolt  starts
    May  15    10,000+  picket  White House & rally at Wash Mon w
63,000               (SANE + 4  other  organizations)      M  20-
23   Buddhist  &  labor  union  demonstrations against Ky govt in
Saigon     May 26    Second day of  Internatl  Days  of  Protest:
20,000  Fifth  Ave, NYC               called by "National Coordi-
nating Committee to End the               War in Vietnam"     May
29    Buddhist   nun   immolates   self  in  Hue,  the  first  of
              eleven   immolations   in   next    three?    weeks
    June      15,000     hippies    living    in    the    Haight
    June      Provos elect first representative to Amsterdam Mun-
icipal  Council      J  1-2     White  House Conf on Civil Rights
with               Roy Wilkins of NAACP; Whitney Young Jr of Natl
Urban  League;                Floyd  McKissick  & James Farmer of
CORE;               Martin Luther King Jr of SCLC; Stokely Carmi-
chael  of  SNCC                ("We  feel that integration is ir-
relevant.  We  have                got  to  go  after   political
power.").       June 3    Graduation protest at Amherst (McNamara
honorable degree)     June 6    James Meredith shot while  march-
ing  alone thru Mississippi               to encourage Negroes to
register  to  vote      June  7    MLK  (SCLC),  Floyd  McKissick
(CORE),  Stokely  Carmichael               (SNCC) announce larger
march on same  route      June  8    Graduation  protest  at  NYU
(McNamara  honorable degree):               270 walk out     June
9    NYTimes  Sierra  Club  ad  on  Grand  Canyon  dams      June
10   IRS    tells    Sierra   Club   it   will   lose   its   tax
              deductible status if it keeps taking such political
stands      June  12   Graduation  protest  at Brandeis (Goldberg
honorable degree)     June 13   Sup Ct:  Miranda  case:  suspects
entitled  to  be  informed  of                their  rights  when
arrested (right to remain silent,               be told  anything
you  say  may  be  used against you,               have a lawyer)
1966          J                                               13-
15                                                                   Confrontat
ion
between Amsterdam police & demonstrating                construc-
tion   workers   with   Provo  supporters,  Dam  Square      June
21   March  ends  at  Mississippi  capital   in   Jackson,   with
              15,000,  with  Meredith,  recovered, there to speak
    Summer    Haight Ashbury: Shops opening, dances  every  week-
end,                HIP  merchants, Diggers               Morning
Star  Ranch,  owned  by   Lou   Gottlieb                 of   the
Limelighters,  along  with  Ramon  Sender, open               the
land  (32  acres)   to   anyone   who   wants   to   live   there
              LA:  Sunset Strip scene               Velvet Under-
ground at The Trip     June 24   Ky agrees to add  ten  civilians
to  his  military directorate               & announces elections
for constitutional convention     J 29-J5   US starts bombing ma-
jor  oil  facilities  in  Hanoi                &  Haiphong harbor
    July      (early)  Beatles  to  Germany,  Japan,  Philippines
    J  1-4     CORE  adopts Black Power concepts, Baltimore     J
3-5     Omaha Negro uprising     J  4-9     NAACP  rejects  Black
Power  concepts,  LA      J  12-15   Negro  uprising  in  Chicago
    July 13   Eight Chicago nurses killed by Richard Speck      J
15-22   Negro,  Puerto  Rican uprising Brooklyn     July 16   SF:
Negro off-duty policeman shooting  of  Negro                armed
robbery  suspect  followed  by Hunters Pt demonstrations     July
18   Negro uprising Jacksonville, Fla     J 18-23   Negro  upris-
ing  Cleveland      July  24   McClure's  "The  Beard"  busted at
Fillmore     J 28-29   White gangs invade  Baltimore  Negro  dis-
trict      July 29   Dylan motorcycle accident ->15 mos convales-
ence     Aug 1     U of Texas sniper kills 16 &  wounds  31  from
observ.   tower      Aug 3     Lenny Bruce dead at 40 (Hollywood)
    Aug 5     4,000 whites confront MLK marching with 600 in Chi-
cago      Aug 6     (21st anniversary Hiroshima): anti-war demos:
              5,000 Times Square NY + Phil, SF,  Madison,  Cleve-
land,                Denver, Minneapolis, LA, Pittsburgh, Boston,
Atlanta,               Niagara Falls     Aug 9     (21st anniver-
sary  Nagasaki):  200 demo Dow, NY     Aug       Gemini 10 shoots
pix of world surfaces               HUAC hearings: Rubin in revo-
lutionary  outfit  (Gitlin  p.  233)               Emmett Grogan,
living near the Haight, joins Mime Troupe                &,  with
Billy  Landout, starts the Diggers, putting out               the
Digger  Papers  66  Aug       Jefferson  Airplane   first   album
released  nationally     Aug       Youngbloods: Lets Get Together
    Aug       Beatles:  Revolver  released      Aug       another
Beatles  tour:  Beatlemania  again                with Bible Belt
record burnings  based  on  Lennon's                remarks  that
"most  young people are more               interested in rock `n'
roll than in religion . .  .                 we're  more  popular
than  Jesus  now"  66  Aug  29    Beatles: Candlestick Park, SF -
last concert  ever                Inflation      S  6-12    Negro
uprisings  in Atlanta; Carmichael arrested               for "in-
citing riot" alone  with  105?  others      Sept  9    SF  Oracle
starts       Sept   11   First   Elections   in   South   Vietnam
    Sept      first    Lunar    Orbiter    photo     of     Earth
              Vietnam Air War going on               Mobilization
to End the War in Vietnam formed               George Harrison to
India  for 6 weeks to study               sitar with Ravi Shankar
    Sept 15   Gemini 11 shoots pix  of  world  surfaces      Sept
19   Baez  leads  160  Negro  children to Mississippi elem school
    Sept      late: Leary holds press conf NY Advtg Club announc-
ing                formation  of  a psychedelic religion - League
for               Spiritual Discovery ("Turn on,  tune  in,  drop
out")               & starts nightly presentations at the Village
Theater     Sept 25   LA Free Press headline: The lesser  of  two
evils                is  still an evil (explain) (?about Reagan?)
    Oct 6     LSD illegal  -  first  big  free  concert  in  GGPk
Panhandle                (sev  thous people at "Love Pageant Ral-
ly")               & Diggers started free food in  Panhandle  (to
March  67)      Oct       DMZ  Battle     Oct       Bobby Seale &
Huey P. Newton form Black Panthers of Oakland                (met
as   student   leaders   at   Merritt   College,   dropped   out,
              & working as community  organizers  for  the  North
Oakland                Poverty Program, write 10-point platform &
program.                Stand-up comedian Seale  becomes  "Chair-
man",                Newton  "Minister of Defense", start patrol-
ling Oakland               on weekend nights 66  Oct 19    Kesey,
back  from  Mexico,  arrested     Oct 25    UCLA Teach-in     Oct
31    Ken Kesey's Acid Test  Graduation      Nov  5     Walk  for
Love     and     Peace     and     Freedom:    10,000+     (NYC?)
              Ginsberg,  Snyder,  Krassner,  Fugs  (Mobilization)
              "first     hippie     style     demo     in    NYC"
    Nov?      Housewives  revolt  against  soaring  food   prices
              LBJ  trip to Cam Ranh Bay     Nov 8     First Negro
elected to Senate (Massachusetts)      Nov       CAFF  demonstra-
tions on Sunset Strip (over teen curfew)               -> Byrds?:
Look What's Happening There     Nov       Reagan elected  gov  of
Calif  (66-74)                Lunar  Orbiter  II:  photos of moon
    Dec 6     Rally, Madison Sq Garden: SANE & 36 supporting  or-
ganizations                 Floyd  McKissick,  I.F.  Stone,  Pete
Seeger               100s of balloons with peace  doves  released
from ceiling     Dec       100 student leaders send letter to LBJ
(covered in               NYT front page) warning that unless the
government                changes  its war policy, more & more of
its young men               will choose  jail  rather  than  bare
arms        Dec       Cream's    first    album:    Fresh   Cream
              (Eric Clapton from John Mayall,                Jack
Bruce  from  Manfred Mann, and drummer               Ginger Baker
from Graham Bond's Organization)     Dec 17    Death & Rebirth of
the  Haight-Ashbury                (Hairy  Henry  +  Fyllis bust)
    1966      end: 385,000 American troops in Vietnam

1966                                                                           
         MUSIC
/  CINEMA  /  PUBLISHING                Alfie               Green
Berets               Jacques Brel at the peak  of  popularity  in
France               Suzanne - Leonard Cohen               Dylan:
Blonde on Blonde               Beatles: Yesterday and Today  *Re-
volver                *John  meets Yoko               *RS: After-
math  & Got Live               *Byrds: Turn, Turn, Turn  (or  was
it  65?)   &  Fifth  Dimension                *Donovan:  Sunshine
Superman                   *The     Who                   Monkees
              *Mamas  &  Papas:  California  Dreamin     & Monday
Monday                   Beach     Boys:     Good      Vibrations
              *Simon   &  Garfunkel:  Wednesday  Morning  3  A.M.
                   *Sounds of Silence                      *Pars-
ley,  Sage,  Rosemary  &  Thyme                             which
:Scarborough    Fair                   *Hollies     (from     UK)
              The  Association                Judy Collins: In My
Life

              Who's  Afraid  of  Virginia  Woolf
(Prod.    Mike    Nichols:   "raw   dialogue"   &   Liz   Taylor)
              Bergman: Persona               Antonioni:  Blow  Up
              King  of  Hearts  first released               Cul-
de-Sac directed by Roman  Polanski                Fahrehheit  451
directed  by Truffaut               Morgan! with Vanessa Redgrave
              Tom      Jones                    Raquel      Welch
              Alfie, A Man & A Woman               Fantastic Voy-
age (movie)               Georgy Girl with Lynn Redgrave

              Alan Watts: The Book - On The Taboo Against Knowing
Who   You   Are                 Norman   O.  Brown:  Love's  Body
              Masters   &   Johnson:   Human   Sexual    Response
              Intelligent  Life in the Universe - I.S. Shklovskii
& Carl Sagan               John Barth's Giles Goat-Boy (universi-
ty organized as military)               Eric Berne's Games People
Play  (recheck if 65)               Rod  McKuen:  Stanyan  Street
(?and other poems?)

              Foxfire project started, Rabun County High  School,
Georgia                National  Organization  for Women (N.O.W.)
founded
              when?                                                            
         Free
University in New York               ?Ledbetter's in LA

1967                                                                           
         Toron-
to  group  starts  to  help draft resistors               who are
fleeing to Canada, eventually  20,000  come                Birth-
rate  [crude],  declining  since  1957,  drops  to  lowest  level
              in history     when?     Chavez calls  first  grape
boycott     when?     Jann Wenner (21) drops out of U.C. Berkeley
              and starts Rolling Stone Magazine

    Jan 1     New Year's Day Wail! - Angel's party for the Haight
              in  the Panhandle - "First free rock concert in the
park"     Jan 1     Steve Durky/Durkee starts  to  buy  land  for
Lama  Foundation,                northern  New Mexico (re-ck Com-
munes USA)     Jan       Leary's LSD "Celebration" arrives in  SF
    Jan  6     Berkeley  Strike     [Jan 10   Provos in Amsterdam
"bomb" royal wedding] delete? see 3/10/66               US troops
move  into Mekong delta     Jan 14    Gathering of the Tribes for
the First Human  Be-In  -                20,000  Polo  Field  GGP
              [20,000    Bohemians   bk    ?!300,000(Ringolevio)]
              (Ginsburg,  McLure,  Snyder,  Leary,  Ferlinghetti,
Lenore                 Kandel)   put  on  by  Haight  Independent
Proprieters  (H.I.P.)                +  the   Communication   Co.
    Jan  18    Leary  speaks at UCLA     Jan 23    Kerr announces
tuition for U.C.      Jan 27    US, USSR, UK sign treaty  banning
nuc weapons in space     Jan 27    death of Grissom, White, Chaf-
fee Apollo 1 blow up               puts  several  month  halt  to
space  program 67  Feb       25,000 US troops to Cambodian border
    Feb       *Beatles:      Strawberry      Fields       Forever
              (second   use   of   sitar   ?in   pop/rock  music)
              and  Penny  Lane,   Michelle,   Yesterday       Feb
19    Tribal  Stomp  (explain)     spring    SF: Happening House,
Huckleberry House,               and the Switchboard started,  as
well  as  Free  Clinic      Mar  1     Adam Clayton Powell denied
House seat               (re-elected without campaign  April  11)
    Mar   1?    Emmet   Grogan   to   NY   ("6  wks"  to  Apr  9)
    Mar       Mime Troupe busted at Univ of Calgary for marijuana
seed      March     James  Hoffa  finally goes to prison (appeals
exhausted)               (8 year sentence)     March     Science:
LSD  causes  chromosome  damage     March     Berk Barb: smokable
banana rumor 67  March     Haight people start to hear about  and
              visit   to   Morning  Star  Farm  (Sonoma)      Mar
9     Fillmore opens 6 nights/week     Mar 26    10,000 at  Be-In
NY  Central  Park  (Easter?)    the  Equinox??      Mar 18    The
first big oil spill:               Torrey Canyon U.S. supertanker
wreck                off Land's End, England: 119,000 tons/90,000
tons               wash up on Devon, Cornwall,  Brittany      Apr
5     Grayline  Tours  starts  touring  Haight      Apr 7     Tom
Donahue takes over  KMPX,  turns  it  into  prog  rock      A  8-
10    Nashville    Negro    uprising,    following   Carmichael's
              speech at Fisk University               Tenn Hse of
Reps  calls  for  Carmichael's               deportation from the
state?      wk bef    Apr 15: 1965 draft card law held  unconsti-
tutional               by US first Circuit Court of Appeals 67  A
10-15   Vietnam  Week:   draft   card   burnings   and   turn-ins
              &   anti-draft   recruiter  demonstrations      Apr
15    400,000 march  from  Central  Park  to  UN  against  V  War
              addressed  by  MLK,  McKissick,  Carmichael,  Spock
              ("led by MLK's Spring Mobilization Committee To End
the                War  in  Vietnam")      &  SF 65,000 (Bd & Pup
est.)               250,000 Bd & Pup &  175  draft  cards  burned
    A   11-24   Open   housing   drive:  Louisville,  Ky      Apr
16    Negro  uprising,  Cleveland      Apr  21    Military  junta
seizes control of Greece (deposing king)     May       first week
Oakland    Black    Panthers    demonstrate    in    the    State
              legislature;   first   national   media   attention
    wkbfM19   Stokely Carmichael turns over Chair SNCC to H.  Rap
Brown      May       Bertrand Russell's War Crimes Tribunal meets
in                 Stockholm,   denounces   U.S.   leaders    for
              crimes   against   humanity   in   Vietnam      May
      `End   of   Provo'   event    -    Vondelpark,    Amsterdam
              --> formation of Kabouters     May       Life: "Who
Says College Kids Have Changed?                At  Indiana  Univ,
the  students'  main concern is               looking out for No.
1"
1967          May                                                              
         Paul
McCartney reveals that  Beatles  have  all  taken  acid      (May
20   NYC:  Flower  Power  Day)     May 27    Scott MacKenzie: Are
You Going to San Francisco enters charts     May 30    Biafra de-
clares  independence  from  Nigeria     May 30    (Mem. Day) NYC,
Tompkins Square Park, Lower East  Side:                confronta-
tion  between hippies & Puerto Ricans     June      Alpert to In-
dia for 3 mos     June      early - Diggers attend &  boggle  SDS
meeting  in  Michigan     June 2    Sgt. Pepper released US     J
16-18   Monterrey   Pop   Fest:   50,000    hear    Byrds,    Jef
              Airp,   Otis   Redding,   Mamas  &  Papas,  Shankar
              + new   Joplin,  Hendrix,  Who      June      Steve
Durkee  founds  Lama  (Foundation)  115 acres New Mexico 67  June
21   Solstice   party   in   Golden   Gate    Park:    30-50,000?
    ?         "First  day  of  summer":  New Buffalo founded near
Taos,               New Mexico (9 miles south of  Lama)      June
25   Beatles   on   tv   introduce   "All   You   Need  Is  Love"
              "Summer  of  Love":  75,000/100,000   in   Hashbury
              [100,000  - Bohemians bk]     June      (end) Kesey
sentenced to 6 mos.      June  30   448,800  American  troops  in
Vietnam      (summer   Dylan  playing  with The Band at Big Pink)
    July??    First   Reggae    Sunsplash    Festival        July
2    Congress    passes    Selective    Service    Act    reform:
              ends grad student deferments & puts them in a  pool
to                be drafted in June 68     (July 5   Diggers be-
come the Free City Collective)     July  11   Fonteyn  &  Nureyev
busted          in          Haight          67  July          12-
17                                                                          Neg
ro
uprising,  Newark,  NJ                (set  off bycab driver John
Smith's beating by police, after               arrest  for  tail-
gating   &   driving   the   wrong   way   on   one-way   street)
              1000 injured, 1400 arrested, 16 mill  dollars  pro-
perty  damage     July 19   Congress outlaws crossing state lines
to "incite to riot"     J 23-30   Detroit Negro uprising: largest
U.S.  riot  of  the  century     July 25   H. Rap Brown speech in
Cambridge is followed by  uprising                (rt  bef  next)
1,100  at  Black  Power Conference in Newark:               Play-
wright LeRoi Jones; H. Rap Brown of  SNCC;                Charles
Kenyatta of the Harlem Mau Maus;               Ron Karenga of US;
Dick Gregory     July 26   H. Rap Brown arrested Washington  air-
port under the new law     July 27   Uprisings: Toledo, Ohio; Ro-
chester, NY;               East  Harlem  (Puerto  Rican  youths);
Pontiac,  Mich +++               (100+ cities)               Natl
Guard  called   out   for   first   time   in   quarter   century
    Aug       when?  Abbie  Hoffman & others drop dollar bills on
the               floor of the New York  Stock  Exchange  67  Aug
1     Stokely   Carmichael   calls   for   black   revolution  at
              conference  for   Lat-Am   Solidarity   in   Havana
              echoed  by  Rep.  Adam  Clayton  Powell (in Bimini)
              first use  of  "black"  noticed  by  media      Aug
3&6   Shob  &  Superspade killed               (John Kent Carter,
25 & William Thomas, 26)     when?     Doors: Light My  Fire  Top
40 14 weeks     Aug       Life: Discotheques "dazzle senses in an
attempt to               simulate a  drug  experience":  Electric
Circus in the               East Village adds audience participa-
tion               Life: "its quite the thing to do to  head  for
Kathmandu"                Shankar  touring  US  &  opens  Kinnara
school of music LA     Aug 7/8   George & Pattie  Harrison  visit
the  Haight      Aug  15    MLK urges civil disobedience drive in
northern cities               & support of peace candidate in  68
(at   Southern                 Christian  Leadership  Conference,
Atlanta)     Aug 25    Beatles go to Wales to talk to the  Mahar-
ishi  Mahesh  Yogi                about Transcendental Meditation
    Aug       last week: Chocolate George killed in car collision
    Aug  30    Thurgood Marshall, first black Sup Ct Justice, ap-
pointed     Sept?     Alpert meets Bhagwan Dass at the  Blue  Ti-
betan in Katmandu,               stays in India & follows him un-
til he meets his guru      Sept      500,000  in  South  Vietnam,
600,000 in Southeast Asia     Sept      Tom Hayden & 30 Americans
meet North Vietnamese  leaders  in                Czechoslovakia;
Hayden goes on to Vietnam to help               return three U.S.
P.O.W.s (to Nov 11)     Sept 15   Donovan at Hollywood Bowl (must
be)      Oct  2     Dead  House  at 710 Ashbury is busted     Oct
3     Woody Guthrie dies     Oct  4     Psychedelic  Shop  closes
              and  Thelins go to Wash DC for exorcism of Pentagon
    Oct  5     Lawrence  Lipton  starts  class  at  UCLA  67  Oct
6     Death  of  Hippie,  Loyal  Son  of Media, birth of free man
    Oct 8     Che Guevara killed in Bolivia (by troops trained in
U.S.)         Oct     9     First     edition    Rolling    Stone
    Oct       Carl Stokes becomes first black mayor of  Cleveland
    Oct  6-12  LA  Free  Press:  Why did you get up this morning?
67  Oct
11&12+?                                                                        
 Teach-
in at UCLA (w David Harris)     Oct 12    "A Call to  Resist  Il-
legitimate  Authority",  NY  Review  of Books               2,000
sign, including academics, clergymen, writers     O  16-22   Stop
the   Draft   Week:   Anti-draft/draft-card   "turn-in"  rallies:
              Chicago,   Phil,   Boston,   Cincinnati,   Portland
              organized   by   National  Mobilization  Committee,
              a broad coalition of pacifist, religious, & radical
groups      O  17      Joan  Baez  +  122  arrested Oak Induction
Center     date?     & Rev Wm Sloane Coffin  Jr  (43,  Yale  cha-
plain),                Dr  Benjamin  Spock (64), Mitchell Goodman
(41, novelist),               Marcus  Raskin  (33,  former  White
House  Disarmament aide               & co-director of Washington
research organization),  and                Michael  Ferber  (23,
Harvard  grad  student)                and  1 other deliver draft
cards to U.S. Justice Dept.      O  21-22   35,000/50,000/100,000
Wash  DC  - 647 arrested at Pentagon     O 21      Diggers "Exor-
cism of the Pentagon"                (psychedelic  face  paint  &
flowers  stuck in barrels of guns)     Oct       Rev. Philip Ber-
rigan,  a  Josephite  priest,  Tom   Lewis,                 David
Eberhardt,    and   James   Mengel   pour   duck's   blood   over
              draft files in the Baltimore, Md. Sel. Serv.  hdqs.
    Oct  28    5  a.m.:  Huey Newton (25) questioned by police in
Oakland               "desolate district".  One hour later  under
arrest  at hospital               w gunshot wound in stomach. Few
weeks later indicted               on murder of one officer (John
Frey Jr.), wounding of               another, & kidnapping of by-
stander.      Nov 7     Gen. Hershey announces draft crackdown on
deferred                college  students who are active in anti-
war demos     Nov 14    5,000 demo outside NY foreign policy ban-
quet                 addressed  by  Sec  of  State  Rusk      Nov
21    Exorcism  of  the   Pentagon,   Wash   DC   march:   50,000
              250   arrested   including   Norman  Mailer      (N
25     "last   flower-child   hippie-type   demos   in   NYC    -
              after   this,   militant")       Nov       Air  war
against N. Viet  accelerated  (bombing  Hanoi)      Nov       Don
McCoy    &    friends   start   community   at   Olompoli   Ranch
    Nov       Cream: Disreali Gears     Nov 30    Eugene McCarthy
(Senator from Minnesotta) announces               candidacy, run-
ning on anti-war platform               was this the start of the
People's  Party?       Dec       Life:  Return  of  the  Red  Man
    Dec 4     MLK announces Poor People's Campaign in  Wash  D.C.
              (to start late spring)     Dec 5     Opening of Ap-
ple Shop, Baker St, London               with murals by The  Fool
              Black  boycott  of Olympics (announced?)     Dec 5-
8   "Stop the Draft Week" at Whitehall, NY Army Induction  Center
              546/585   arrested,   including  Spock  &  Ginsberg
              + Madison, Manchester N.H., Cincinnati,  New  Haven
    Dec  8?    Otis  Redding  records "Dock of the Bay", his only
major hit     Dec 10    Otis Redding dies at 26  in  plane  crash
    Dec  22    Owsley busted in Orinda (stops production of acid)
    solst     "people  started  to   leave   for   the   country"
    Dec??     Beatles:  Magical  Mystery Tour     Dec 31    Abbie
Hoffman,   Jerry   Rubin,   Paul    Krassner,    Dick    Gregory,
              & friends pronounce themselves "Yuppies"

    1967      end:   486,000   American   troops    in    Vietnam
              Of the 15,000 killed, 60% died in 1967

1967                                                                           
         MUSIC
/    CINEMA    /    PUBLISHING                  SAN    FRANCISCO!
              Beatles: Magical  Mystery  Tour                *RS:
Between  the  Buttons     w  Ruby  Tuesday                      &
Flowers                               &      Satanic      Majesty
              *Donovan:  Mellow  Yellow                     *Wear
Your Love Like Heaven               San Francisco - John Phillips
              *Airplane's   Surrealistic  Pillow  (second  album)
              *Grateful Dead                *Big  Brother  &  the
Holding  Co  (w  Janis Joplin)               *Byrds: Younger Than
Yesterday               *Buffalo Springfield               *Coun-
try  Joe  and  the  Fish               *Jimi Hendrix: Experienced
              *Doors: Light My Fire  & first album
&  Strange  Days                     when was The End with sitar?
              *Frank  Zappa  and   the   Mothers   of   Invention
              *Velvet   Underground:   first                 *Van
Morrison (on his own) (from UK)               *Bee Gees (from UK)
              *Spencer  Davis Group (from UK)               *Pink
Floyd   (from   UK)                 *Procol   Harum   (from   UK)
              *UK:  John Mayall ?Bluesbreakers(with Eric Clapton)
              Incredible     String      Band      (from      UK)
              *Canned      Heat                   *Moby     Grape
              *Pearls Before  Swine                Arlo  Guthrie:
Alice's  Restaurant                Simon  &  Garfunkel:  Parsley,
Sage, Rosemary                     &  Thyme???          w  Feelin
Groovy               Janis Ian (16)'s first hit?: Society's Child
                   (about interracial dating)                Judy
Collins: Who Knows Where the Time Goes               Leaving on a
Jet Plane - John Denver               Waist Deep in the Big Muddy
-  Pete Seeger               *Laura Nyro                  ?   :Up
Up & Away

              TV:    Smothers     Brothers                   D.A.
Pennebaker's Don't Look Back (Dylan)               Bonnie & Clyde
              The Battle of Algiers               Ingrid  Bergman
returns  to US stage for first time                  after her US
career was "killed by scandel" in the late  40s                La
Guere est Finie directed by Alain Resnais               How I Won
the War with John Lennon               The Graduate  directed  by
Mike Nichols               (The Dirty Dozen)               Planet
of the Apes [check]

              R.    D.    Laing:    Politics    of     Experience
              Richard Brautigan: Trout-fishing in America

              Twiggy               Lama Foundation,  San  Cristo-
bal,  New  Mexico,  founded                (Washington  Mag  says
maxis)

1968                                                                           
         number
of  divorces,  & divorce rate, both jump by 12%               and
start rise                Charlie  Hall,  Hashbury,  invents  the
waterbed  as  a  school project               Steve Gaskin starts
the Monday Night Class               Yogi Bhajan comes to U.S. to
teach   Kundalini   Yoga                 (Healthy,  Happy,  Holy)
    when?     Huey Newton starts 34 mos in jail during trial  for
              manslaughter    in    Oakland    (released    1970)
              Wiretapping     becomes     a     federal     crime
              Gun    Control   Act   curbs   sale   of   handguns
              Dec  67   -   mid-68:   first   heart   transplants
              Hong  Kong flu (?the first flu brot back from Viet-
nam?)     when?     Dennis Banks, Russell Means, Clyde  Bellecort
&  others               found AIM in Minneapolis, working towards
improving                living  conditions  for  urban   Indians
              Akwesasne Notes started by members of Mohawk Nation
              Amer scientists tell natives evacuated in 1946 from
              Bikini  it  is safe to return; by 1978, 139 who re-
turn               found to contain dangerous levels of cesium  &
re-evacuated                The dollar is worth 362 yen; Japan is
still  known                for  "cheap"  trinket  import   items
68            SDS  has  100,000  "members"                Ivan E.
Sutherland at Univ of  Utah,  invents  first                head-
mounted   Virtual  Reality  display,  but                powerful
enough computer to use with it does not yet exist

              Dylan: John Wesley  Harding                Carnegie
Hall:  Tribute  to Woody Guthrie               (Pete Seeger, Jack
Elliott, Judy Collins,               Arlo  Guthrie,  Tom  Paxton,
Odetta,  Richie  Havens,                &  Dylan  with  The Band)
    Jan-May   40,000 students participate in 221 major demonstra-
tions                on  101 campuses     Jan 2     Federal: bil-
ingual ed.      Jan 5     Spock, Coffin, Mitchell Goodman, Micha-
el  Ferber, &               Marcus Raskin indicted for delivering
draft  cards  (Oct)      Jan  16    Youth   International   Party
(Y.I.P.)  founded  -                Country  Joe  &  Fish,  Fugs,
Ginsberg, Arlo Guthrie,               Abbie Hoffman, Paul  Krass-
ner,  Phil Ochs, Jerry Rubin               (25 artists, writers &
revolutionaries) 68  Jan 18    Eartha Kitt visiting LBJ at  White
House speaks out               against the war     Jan 22    B-52
carrying H-Bomb crashes in Greenland     Jan 23    Pueblo  seized
by  Korea     Jan 31    Viet Cong launch Tet Offensive -  (to Feb
24)               70,000 Viet Cong troops attack 100  S.Viet  ci-
ties                start  of the turnaround               + pic-
ture of police chief shooting VC in  head      Feb  9     In  the
land  of  the  blind     Feb 16    Draft deferments for most grad
students & all               occupational  deferments  eliminated
    Feb  17    Second  Tribal  Stomp      Feb       Leary evicted
from Millbrook house     Feb       *Beatles  to  India  to  visit
Maharishi                  (at    Rishikesh    on   the   Ganges)
              + Mia Farrow, Donovan               Ringo stays  10
days,  Paul  9 weeks, John & George longer               & Mahar-
ishi Mahesh coming to US     Feb 29    RFK & Javits,  NY's  Sena-
tors, speak out               Morning Star Ranch busts -> Wheeler
Ranch opened to settlers     winter    Bill  Wheeler  (28)  opens
nearby  Sheep  Ridge  Ranch  (Wheeler's               Ranch) (320
acres) for people to live on the land     Mar 2     RFK speech to
Congress  about  Vietnam  68  Mar 8-9   Warsaw student uprisings,
Mar 11 workers uprising     March     Hue bombed to rubble in "25
days  of  horror" to retake               from VC / during "peace
feelers"               (including Mylai massacre March 16: 200  -
500   villagers   killed)       Mar       McCarthy's  "Children's
Crusade": thousands work on New               Hampshire  primary,
calling  on  nearly every voter in the state     Mar 12    10,000
students go door to door  in  heavy  snows      Mar  12    Eugene
McCarthy   wins   42%   of   New   Hampshire   vote,   overtaking
              the Pres, & causing RFK to "reconsider" on  Vietnam
              (&  LBJ  not  to run, sez Great Expectations p.113)
    Mar 16    RFK declares candidacy     Mar 19    Pres  advisors
advise  getting  out  of Vietnam war     (Mar 22   first N.Y. YIP
event)               Olympic boycott     Mar 31    LBJ  announces
decision  not to run again               and offers partial bomb-
ing halt               and appointment  of  Averell  Harriman  to
seek  negotiations      Apr  1     Supreme Court extends one-man,
one-vote doctrine               to local governments  ?Baker  vs.
Carr  ->  reapportionment  68  Apr  4     MLK shot and killed, at
Memphis motel, 7 p.m.                during  Poor  People's  Cam-
paign  (39  years  old);               within two hours:     A 4-
11    Black uprisings Chicago, Baltimore,  Wash  DC,  Cincinnati,
              Boston,   Detroit,  Phil,  SF,  Toldeo,  Pittsburgh
              125 cities in 29 states total     Apr 6     Cleaver
arrested  with  a  bullet-shattered  leg               during Oak
police ambush on Panthers               + Bobby Hutton (17)  shot
and  killed      Apr  11    LBJ  signs  civil rights bill banning
housing  discrimination                (with   anti-riot   felony
amendment)      Apr  11    Major  call-up of reserves for duty in
Vietnam      Apr  14    (Easter  Sunday)  Love-in  Malibu  Canyon
              Peak  of  demonstrations  in  West  Berlin  against
              Axel  Springer  &  his  publishing  empire,   after
              assasination attempt on Rudi Dutschke ("Red Rudy")

    Apr 15    Spring  Mobilization  against  the  war  68  A  23-
30   Students  take over 5 Colombia Univ bldgs               pro-
testing  University's  affiliation   with   the   Institute   for
              Defense Analysis and its Pentagon-related research,
and               construction of athletic  facility  opposed  by
neighboring  Harlem                (Mark  Rudd  becomes famous as
leader)               700+ arrested, strike continues for another
month      Apr  25    Paul  Horn records in the Taj Mahal     Apr
29    Rev.   Ralph   Abernathy   succeeds   MLK   as    President
              of   Southern   Christian   Leadership   Conference
    Ap/May    Black Panthers start Free  Breakfast  for  Children
program      My  2-17   SCLC  Poor  People's  March on Washington
              3,000 erect Resurrection City,  tent  city  on  the
Mall      My  2-14   Street  fighting in Paris     May 13    US &
Viet begin talks in Paris 68  M 13-30   France: Sorbonne  demons-
trations:  humanism  vs  technology               French students
occupy the Sorbonne               Demonstrations in Madrid, Rome,
Berlin,   NY,                 &  Czechoslovakia  (during  "Prague
Spring")      May       Two  Virgins:   Lennon   &   Yoko   naked
              Beatles  launch  Apple  Corps      when?     Former
Stanford Student Body President David  Harris                mar-
ries  Joan  Baez     May       Life: abundance of show biz people
in Presidential campaign 68  May 21    Tom  Donahue  &  djs  from
KMPX  start [new format at] KSAN     May 21    Second mass arrest
at Columbia University     May 22    H. Rap Brown  of  SNCC  con-
victed  for  carrying  weapon                across  state  lines
    May 24    Philip Berrigan & Tom Lewis sentenced  to  6  years
    May       before  or after? Philip Berrigan, out on bail, and
              brother Daniel, a Jesuit priest, and  seven  others
              remove  records  from  Catonsville, Md. draft board
              office and set them on fire outside in the presence
              of  reporters  and onlookers     May 28    McCarthy
wins over RFK in Oregon primaries     June 3    Andy Warhol  shot
    June  4    Calif  primaries:  RFK wins     June 5    RFK shot
(42), Ambassador Hotel, LA               (Sirhan Sirhan arrested)
    (Jn  8     James  Earl  Ray (accused of MLK murder), arrested
London) 68  June 14   Spock, Coffin, Ferber, Goodman convicted of
conspiracy                     for       "draft       counseling"
1968          June                                                             
         oldest
baby boomers graduate college     June 18   Monterey Pop     June
25   Poor People's Campaign March 50,000  Georgia  to  Wash  D.C.
    June      Libre,       Colorado       community       founded
    summer    early - Hayden to Paris to confer w  N.  Vietnamese
reps.   68  summer    Haight Ashbury Media Summer + "Young Ameri-
cans Abroad"     July 4    Graham first concert at Fillmore  West
(Van   Ness   &  Market)      July       Yellow  Submarine  movie
    July      Haight Ashbury  riot  (including  B  of  A  burning
              leads   to   H.I.P.   boarding   up   their  stores
              Wallace campaign,  and  McGovern  enters  the  race
    J 23-24   Cleveland black uprising     July      Pope's birth
control encyclical               Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
signed                Operation Breadbasket, Chicago, begins with
boycott               of  A&P  stores  over  discrim  in  hiring,
              with     Jesse     Jackson,     27,     as    head?
    July      U.S. Viet tropps increase by 19,000 to 535,000

              1968??   Peace   &    Freedom    Party    campaign?
              Cleaver for Pres, then Dick Gregory??

    Aug       Cream: Wheels  of  Fire      Aug       First  Apple
release:  Beatles:  Hey Jude & Revolution     Aug       1000 meet
in prayer before UN for food aid to Biafra     Aug       Panthers
Tommy Lewis, 18 & Steve Bartholomew, 21               and ?Arthur
Morris, 28               shot to death by police in  Los  Angeles
    A  20-21   Soviet  tanks  invade  Prague,  Czech with 200,000
troops       A   25-29   Democratic   Convention   in    Chicago:
              demonstrations  & police riot               10,000?
demonstrators vs.  11,000 Chicago police;               6,000 Na-
tional  Guard;  7,500  U.S.  army troops;               and 1,000
FBI,CIA    &    army/navy    intelligence     services     agents
              (Humphrey nominated on platform supporting the war)
    (A 27     candlelight, matches at  Yippie  Festival  concert,
coliseum)     fall      women's movement groups start in Berkeley
68  Sept 8    Huey Newton (leader Black Panther Party)  convicted
              Oakland     vol    manslaughter    Oak    policeman
    Sept      Stock Market starts  18  month  +?  downhill  slide
    Sept      American  Indian Movement (AIM) born as a volunteer
              street patrol to combat police brutality, Minneapo-
lis      Sept  18   Troops  invade  Mexico  City Natl Univ (demos
since mid summer)      Sept      "Eldridge  Cleaver  banned  from
lecturing  on  U.C.  Berk  campus"     Oct 2     After 9 weeks of
student strikes,               Mexican  military  opens  fire  on
6,000  gathered                in housing project plaza for march
on               Natl Polytech Institute to protest army  occupa-
tion of campus               28-200 killed, 200-500 wounded, 1500
jailed     Oct 3     Yippie Jerry Rubin arrives at HUAC's inquiry
into Aug               uprisings w a toy M-16 & a red, blue & yel
cape               resembling VC flag     Oct       Angela Davis,
26?,   goes   to   jail       Oct   18    John   &   Yoko  busted
    Oct       late- 4000 demonstrators at U.C. Berk after Regents
              deny  credit for Cleaver's course     Nov       ("a
few  weeks  after   late   Oct")   Cleaver   flees   to   Algeria
68  Nov       First  Whole Earth Catalog     O31/N1    LBJ orders
halt to all bombing in Viet     Nov 5     Nixon defeats  Humphrey
              (narrowest  victory  since  1912:  .7% (43.4-42.7))
              also   Shirley   Chisholm,   first   black   female
              elected  to  Hse Rep (from NY)               (Stock
Market starts drop)     Nov  6     San  Francisco  State:  strike
called  by  students                Pres.  S.I. Hayakawa stations
several hundred police on campus      Nov       Cream's  Farewell
Concert  at  the Royal Albert Hall               Priests from all
over US meet in Wash to protest Pope's               ban on  con-
traception.  Many start to renounce their vows               ?Dr.
Paul  Ehrlich  &  Dr.   Thomas   Eisner   found   ZPG   at   Yale
    Nov       Yoko's miscarriage     Nov       Hayakawa closes SF
State for 8  days  (reopens  Dec  2)      N?D?      Emmet  Grogan
delivers    payment    to    Fred    Hampton   in   Chicago   for
              (cooperation?) in the  making  of  a  movie  called
              "American  Revolution  II"; Hampton later used this
as               a  medium  for  forming  the  Rainbow  Coalition
    Dec  (1)   National  Commission on the Causes & Prevention of
Violence               releases "Walker  report"  which  censures
Chicago Police for               behavior during "Police Riot" at
Democratic Natl Convention     Dec 2     NY City high school stu-
dents uprising: Brooklyn +     D 13-16   San Mateo College closed
    D 21-27   Apollo 8 with three  astronauts  circles  moon  ten
times               & takes photo of earth rising behind the moon
on Dec 24

1968                                                                           
         MUSIC
/  CINEMA  /  PUBLISHING                Abraham,  Martin  &  John
              *RS: Beggar's Banquet               ?Beatles: White
Album    [or  was this 69?]                    Hey Jude; Lady Ma-
donna               Dylan: John Wesley Harding               *The
Band:  Music  from  the  Big  Pink               *Donovan: From a
Flower  to  a  Garden                      &  Hurdy   Gurdy   Man
              Simon  &  Garfunkxx:  Bridge  over  Troubled  Water
              *Doors: Waiting for the Sun               *Hendrix:
Axis   Bold   As  Love                      &  Electric  Ladyland
              *Fleetwood    Mac                  *Steve    Miller
              *Quicksilver                Dr.  John:  first  solo
              *Sly and the Family  Stone                Creedence
Clearwater  Revival                *Blue  Cheer  ("Heavy  Metal")
              *Iron Butterfly ("Heavy Metal")               *Vel-
vet    Underground:    White    Light/White    Heat    ("H    M")
              *Deep Purple ("Heavy  Metal")                *Moody
Blues                *Electric Flag               *Blood, Sweat &
Tears                *Seatrain  (formed   from   Blues   Project)
              *Jeff  Beck  Group (from UK)               *Traffic
(from UK)               *Joe Cocker (from UK)               *Bon-
zo   Dog   Band  (from  UK)                *Pentangle  (from  UK)
              *Joni Mitchell (first)               *Leonard Cohen
              *Randy      Newman                    Taj     Mahal
              ?Cream [at  UCLA  May  68]                Commander
Cody  and  his  Lost Planet Airma?n                    moves from
Detroit to SF               (?Roberta Flack)

              Z               If . . .                Yellow Sub-
marine                2001 directed by Kubrick               Hair
(from April 29)               (Planet of  the  Apes,  Barbarella)
              ??I    Am    Curious    -   Yellow
              first Zap Comix               Tom  Wolfe:  Electric
Kool-Aid  Acid  Test                Eldrige  Cleaver: Soul on Ice
              Dr.   Paul    Ehrlich:    The    Population    Bomb
              Akwesasne       Notes       starts      publication
              Carlos  Castaneda:  The  Teachings  of   Don   Juan
              Aerobics   -   Dr.  Kenneth  Cooper
(first   use   of   the   term   for   exercise)
              Tiny Tim               Peter Max               "Un-
isex clothing"                Jogging                Forty  heart
transplants                Joan  Baez  marries  David  Harris and
                   David  Harris  starts  3  year  jail  sentence
                     for  refusing  to  register  for  the  draft
              Auroville     Cooperative,      India,      founded
              Ananda  Cooperative  Village, Nevada City, Califor-
nia, founded


1969                                                                           
         Peak
of  China's  "Cultural Revolution"               Airplane hijack-
ings reach peak (65 seized in  69)                North  Sea  oil
operations start (U.K.)               Cuyahoga River catches fire
in Cleveland, Ohio due to pollution                SDS  has  all-
time high of 304 chapters (Geo. Leonard p. 340)               150
community-based   underground   newspapers   (Leonard   p.   341)
              Charles  Evers of Fayette, Miss becomes first black
mayor of                an  integrated  community  in  the  south
(doublecheck  year)               spring: 150 Navajos meet to op-
pose Peabody Coal Co strip mining

    Jan       Panthers John Huggins, 23  &  Alprentice  (?Bunchy)
Carter,  26               shot to death in UCLA lunchroom     Jan
6     SF State reopens after 3  weeks  (sic)      Jan  7     Gov.
Reagan    asks    Calif    legislature    to    "drive   criminal
              anarchists & latter-day Fascists off the  campuses"
    Jan  8     San  Fernando State 1,000 demo & attempt to occupy
admin bldg     Jan 8     San Jose: Teachers join  strike      Jan
28    Sta  Barb  oil  well  blowout  (continues  into  midsummer)
    Jan 30    Howard Univ: Med schl frosh boycott anatomy courses
              until     Feb     ouster     of    dept    chairman
    Feb       Four aquanauts descend 50 feet to a sea lab on  the
              bottom of Great Lameshur Bay in the Virgin Islands,
              to live there 60 days     Feb       massive  strike
U.C.  Berkeley  for  ethnic studies     Feb 5     Reagan declares
state of extreme emergency     Feb 11    St. George Williams Col-
lege,  Montreal:  200  students smash               computer with
axes & set computer center on  fire  during                sit-in
protesting  prof's  racism      Feb 12    Howard Univ: law school
protest     Feb 13    Univ of Mass: 33  arrested  at  admin  bldg
sit-in      F  18-19   Howard Univ: bldg seized & boycott started
    Feb 22    Rice Univ:  1,000  students  &  200  faculty  rally
              protesting   presidential   appointment      F  24-
25   Penn State Univ:  admin  bldg  occupied      Feb  27    U.C.
Berkeley:  police charge student picket lines,               club
and arrest two  Chicano  leaders      Feb  27    U  of  Wisconsin
(Madison):  thousands  rampage  thru nine               buildings
over black enrollments     Feb 27    University of Chicago: march
    Mar       Chicago Eight indicted     Mar 12    Paul McCartney
marries Linda Eastman     Mar 13    George Harrison's house raid-
ed    69  Mar    ?13   Secret   bombings   of   Cambodia   start:
              3,650 B-52s drop four times the  tonnage  of  bombs
              dropped  on  Japan  in  all of World War II     Mar
20    John   &   Yoko   fly   to   Gibraltar   &   get    married
              then  fly  to  Amsterdam  for one week "lie-in" for
peace     Mar 24    Lennox Raphael's play Che is busted  for  ob-
scenity                two  days  after opening at the Free Store
Theatre  in  Manhattan  69  Apr       Dylan:  Nashville   Skyline
    Apr       Beatles      "Get     Back"     single     released
    Apr       start creating People's Park on land near the  U.C.
              campus,  vacant  for  a  year  or  two since houses
bulldozed     when?     ASUC election: in large turnout, UC  stu-
dents  vote  to                keep  the  land  as a park     Apr
3     Fed  Reserve  Bd  raises  prime  rate  from  5  1/2  to  6%
              (highest in 40 years)     Apr 4     Smothers Broth-
ers tv show canceled `controversial'               also Bill Cos-
by tv show canceled around this time               Rowan & Martin
's Laugh-in starts around this time      Apr  4-6   Demonstations
on  the anniversary of MLK's death & anti-war:               Chi-
cago; Memphis (10,000 gather to  pay  tribute);                NY
(20,000+  up  Fifth  Ave,  some  with  "33,000" armbands-explain)
              (Is this the Bryant Park demo?)     Apr  9     Har-
vard:  300 led by SDS seize Univ Hall     Apr 10    Harvard: Pol-
ice called in; 37 injured, 200  arrested      Apr  11    Harvard:
start of 3 day student strike     Apr 18    Harvard votes to make
?ROTC "extracurricular"     Apr 22    Harvard  faculty  votes  to
create  black  studies program &               give students vote
in selection of its faculty      Apr  22    City  College  of  NY
closed  after  black  &  Puerto Rican students               lock
selves inside asking higher minority enrollment 69  Apr  24    B-
52  launch  biggest  attack  on N? Vietnam               demos NY
(Sixth   Ave),   Atlanta,   Chicago,   Calif    -    40    cities
              Demos  and  strike at Cornell     Apr 30    543,000
US soldiers in Vietnam     May       when? Fifteen  people  enter
Chicago  central  draft  depository               and destroy all
records of twelve local draft boards               and some files
of  eight others     May       when? John and Yoko: Montreal bed-
in week               and record "Give Peace  a  Chance"      May
7     Lou  Gottlieb  deeds  Morning  Star  Ranch  to  God     May
13    Nixon sends draft reform plan to Congress     May 14    Sup
Ct  Justice  Abe Fortas resigns under fire for               per-
sonal conduct (first  in  history)      May  14    Night:  police
build  fence  around  People's  Park     May 15    People's Park:
James Rector (25) killed               Reagan: "If it's  a  blood
bath,  then  let it be now."               orders gassing of U.C.
campus                60  wounded,                including  Alan
Blanchard  blinded  for life, Steve Carr               -> 17 days
of street fighting, ending in march by  30,000                150
demonstrators shot & wounded     May 19    Sup Ct overturns Leary
conviction for crossing Mex to               Texas w mj  -  over-
turns  2  fed anti-mj laws     May 20    134 day class boycott of
San Francisco State settled     May 21?   Police  in  helicopters
drop  teargas  on  U.C. Berk campus rally     May 22    Colombia:
100   (SDS)   students    flee    2    bldgs    after    warrants
              (asking   no   military   recruitment   on  campus,
              end to ROTC, black studies program)               +
Queens (NYC) & Cornell     when?     "Canadian govt allows Am mil
deserters to settle in Canada"      May  30    (Mem  Day)  20,000
people  in  People's  Park - with permit               flowers on
the fences     May       Apollo 8 photo  of  earthrise  over  the
moon  published                as  US  postage stamp & circulated
widely,               as Buckminster Fuller uses the term "space-
ship earth"     June      Berkeley Ecology Center (first in U.S.)
opens      June      Progressive  Labor  Party  takes  over  SDS,
Weathermen  born  69  June  8    Nixon  announces  withdrawal  of
25,000 troops from Viet                (of  540,000)  by  Aug  31
    June      Prime?  rate  7  1/2  to  8 1/2% (third hike in 69)
    June      Commencement  protests  anti-Viet                 +
(Brandeis,  Yale,  Wesleyan  +++)               Brown University:
two-thirds of graduating class turn               their backs  on
Henry  Kissinger's  address     June 28   Police raid of Christo-
pher Street, NY bar               sets off  Stonewall  Riots  -->
start    of    gay   lib   mvmt                 recheck   1969-70
1969          July?1?                                                          
         First
Draft Lottery        could this be? see 11/69     July 3    Brian
Jones of Rolling Stones dies     July 7    Charles Ever sworn  in
as first black mayor of biracial               town in Mississip-
pi since Reconstruction (Fayette)     July  9    Canada  language
bill  signed,  giving right to use               either French or
English     July 11   Spock & Ferber's 68  conviction  overturned
by  First               Circuit Court of Appeals, Boston & Coffin
& Goodman               cases  sent  back  for  retrial      July
14   park  activists  storm  People's Park     July 18   Sen. Ted
Kennedy's accident at Chappaquiddick               (Mary  Jo  Ko-
pechne,   28,  killed)                Life:  The  Youth  Communes
    July 20   Apollo 11: Armstrong & Aldrin  first  walk  on  the
moon                 &   earthrise  from  the  moon  photo  taken
    when?     Cleaver (still) in Algeria & Carmichael  in  Guinea
69  summer    Gaskin's  travels  -> The Farm founded, Summertown,
Tenn.      summer    & fall: In the wake of the success  of  Easy
Rider,  Hollywood                briefly  opens up to new, young,
low-budget filmmakers      July  31   People's  Park  paved  over
(huh?)     Aug       Blind Faith forms, with Eric Clapton, Ginger
Baker from               Cream and  Steve  Winwood  from  Traffic
    Aug       Sonoma  County  sends  bulldozers onto Morning Star
              Ranch to  remove  structures      Aug  9     Sharon
Tate  &  LaBiancas  found murdered     Aug 17    wkend Woodstock:
300,000               Richie Havens, Jef Air, Dead, CSN&Y,  Creed
C  Rev,                Who,  the  Band,  Joplin,  Hendrix     Aug
20    Oakland: Bobby Seale,  Natl  Chair  BPParty,  arrested  for
              New  Haven  murder  of  former  Panther Alex Rachey
              (suspected  black  informer)  (charges   eventually
dropped)      Aug       last  Sat & Sun   Isle of Wight Festival:
200,000               including Dylan with The Band   [I've  seen
this   as  70  too]  69  Sept  3    Ho  Chi  Minh  dies  69  Sept
13   Toronto: Lennon & "Plastic  Ono  Band"      Sept  15   David
Brower  announces  founding  of  Friends  of  the  Earth     Sept
24   Trial of  Chicago  Eight  starts                (David  Del-
linger, Rennie Davis, Thomas Hayden,               Abbie Hoffman,
Jerry Rubin,               John Froines, Lee Weiner, Bobby Seale)
    Sept  28   W  Germany:  first (postwar) Socialists take power
(Willy Brandt &               Social Democrats in coalition  with
Free   Democrats)       Oct       early:   Beatles:   Abbey  Road
              Dylan   bootleg:   Great   White   Wonder       oct
6     Weathermen  blow  up  statue  commemorating  police victims
              of        Haymarket        bombings             Oct
8     Weathermen/Weather   Underground  violent  "Days  of  Rage"
              demos, Chicago  -  3  shot,  300  arrested      Oct
9     2,500  Natl  Guard called in -> Oct ll     Oct 12?   Gitlin
says Manson arrested and charged  69  Oct  15    Viet  Moratorium
** [Peace Day] thruout US               (organized by Sam Brown &
David Mixner)               100,000 Boston Common / 40,000 Bryant
Park,  Manhattan  /                30,000  candlelight march past
White House, led by MLK (Life)               Wash D.C.: names  of
45,000  Amers killed in Viet carried               12,000 Chicago
              & Pres of 79 colleges appeal to Nixon  to  step  up
withdrawal  timetable               (black armbands worn all over
the U.S.)               [10 million involved throughout the U.S.]
              John Lennon returns MBE to protest UK's involvement
in               the Nigerian war & its support of US in Vietnam

    Oct 21    Jack Kerouac dies               McCartney dead? ru-
mor  starts     O 29-31   Chicago Eight Trial: Judge Hoffman ord-
ers Bobby Seale               bound & gagged (after refused  per-
mission  to act               as or have his own defense counsel)
    Oct 30    Supreme Court orders immediate  desegregation  thru
out U.S.      Oct 31    Wheeler's Ranch invaded by 25-man army of
policemen,               narcotics agents, juvenile officers, FBI
agents,  etc.                 without search warrant; when one of
female residents               arrested, Bill  Wheeler  objected,
and  was  attacked;                Bill  Wheeler  and four others
arrested for assault;               all later  found  not  guilty
    Nov  3     Nixon  announces "Vietnamization" program to shift
              Vietnam fighting from U.S. troops  to  U.S.-trained
local  troops      Nov  4     Chicago Eight Trial becomes Chicago
Seven Trial:               Seale cited by Judge Hoffman for  con-
tempt  &  given 4 years               in jail; retrial ordered on
Seale's case     Nov       Attempt to introduce the  maxi  (coat)
starts     Nov       eight bombings in Manhattan     Nov 9     78
Native   Americans   land   on   &   occupy    Alcatraz    Island
              in San Francisco Bay, site of an abandoned military
base      Nov  13    Second   National   Moratorium       N   13-
15   Weathermen  led  by  Rubin  & Hoffman march on Justice Dept.
69  Nov 14    Crosby-Stills Nash & Yg concert               + Joy
of  Cooking  (Winterland) before     Nov 15    Mobilization: Wash
DC march               250,000 (-750,000 Gitlin) Capitol to  Penn
Ave  to  Wash  mon                Speakers: McCarthy, Sen. George
McGovern, Sen. Charles               Goodell, Coretta King,  Dick
Gregory,  Leonard Bernstein;               Singers: Arlo Guthrie,
Pete Seeger, Peter,  Paul,  &  Mary,                John  Denver,
Mitch  Miller, touring cast of Hair     Nov 19    Congress passes
random selection of draftees thru lottery               & permits
first    calling    of    19    yr   olds   &   expired   college
              deferments   &   allows   call-up    by    birthday
              (+  second  lottery  by  first  letter of last name
within               each date group + third for within  letters)
    Nov  21    Senate  turns  down first Sup Ct nominee (Nixon's)
since 1930      Nov  24    Apollo  12:  second  landing  on  moon
    Nov  30    U.S.  Army  Lieutenant William Calley charged with
              covering up the massacre of 567  civilians  by  his
troops                at  Mylai,  Vietnam  in  March 1968     Nov
30    600 Native Americans occupying Alcatraz     Dec 1     First
Draft  Lottery      Dec  4     Panthers  Fred Hampton (21) & Mark
Clark (22) shot and               killed in their beds by Chicago
police  during  raid                making  at  least  19 Panther
leaders (they claim 28)               killed in 18 months (+ Huey
Newton currently in prison)     Dec 24    Manson `Family' indict-
ments               Rolling Stones free concert at end  of  tour,
              Altamont     racetrack,    Ca:    300,000    attend
              Meredith Hunter (18) killed

1969                                                                           
         by
end,    over    100,000    Americans   have   died   in   Vietnam
              65,000 troops brought home to U.S.

1969                                                                           
         MUSIC
/   CINEMA   /   PUBLISHING                *Beatles:  Abbey  Road
              *Lennon & Plastic Ono Band:  Give  Peace  a  Chance
              *Lennon & Ono: Two Virgins               *Harrison:
Wonderwall               *RS:  Let  It  Bleed                *Rod
Stewart                     *Dylan:       Nashville       Skyline
              Great   White   Wonder   (first   Dylan    bootleg)
              *Baez:  David's Album (late 69)               *Joni
Mitchell:  Clouds                *Santana                 *Mother
Earth               *Dan Hicks               *Janis Joplin: Kozm-
ic        w     Bobby     McGee?                    Jim     Croce
              *Neil  Young  (from Buffalo Springfield) first solo
              Jethro Tull               *Captain Beefheard: Trout
Mask   Replica                 *Led  Zeppelin                *MC5
("Heavy  Metal")                *Black  Pearl   ("Heavy   Metal")
              *Grand     Funk     Railroad     ("Heavy    Metal")
              *King        Crimson                       *Chicago
              *Miles  Davis                (*Desmond  Decker: The
Israelites - pre-Reggae)               ?  Jim Kweskin's Jug  Band
(with Maria Muldaur)

              Fellini: Satyricon                Midnight  Cowboy;
Alice's  Restaurant;                Monterey  Pop;  Easy  Rider*;
              Putney  Swope*;  Medium  Cool*;                Last
Summer*;  Bob  &  Carol  &  Ted  &  Alice;               Goodbye,
Columbus;               They Shoot Horses, Don't They?; Oh!  What
a   Lovely   War;                 The   Who   pop   opera   film;
              Wild Bunch [recheck -  have  this  earlier];  Butch
Cassidy;                Startrek  taken  off  tv  after  3 yr run
                                Vonnegot:     Slaughterhouse-Five
              French    Lieutenant's    Woman   -   John   Fowles
              Everything You've Always Wanted to Know  about  Sex
                    But  Were  Afraid to Ask - David Reuben (more
70?)                 Portnoy's   Complaint    -    Philip    Roth
              The    Strawberry   Statement-James   Simon   Kunen
              I'm OK - You're OK - Thomas  Harris  (Eric  Berne's
                     transactional   analysis)                The
Peter  Principle  -  Dr.  Laurence  J.  Peter  &   Raymond   Hull
              Charles   Bukowski:   Notes  of  a  Dirty  Old  Man
              Theodore Roszak: The  Making  of  a  Counterculture
              Dr.  Elisabeth  Kubler-Ross:  On  Death  and  Dying
              Buckminster Fuller: Operating Manual for  Spaceship
Earth               How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive - John Muir
              Custer Died for  Your  Sins  -  Vine  Deloria,  Jr.
              Arcology:  The  City  in  the  Image of Man - Paolo
Soleri                               maxi  coats  (floor  length)
              first? unixsex haircutting salon

1970                                                                           
         Com-
mon Cause founded               Jim Hightower founds Agribusiness
Accountability Project,               Nader-type group to  inves-
tigate conglomerate influence over               U.S. food supply
              Celestial  Seasonings  founded,  Boulder,  Colorado
    when?     Dem.  Party  Commission  (Sen. Geo McGovern, chair)
begins reform                174  bombings  on  college  campuses
between  fall  69  and  spring 70               400,000 Americans
soldiers in Vietnam, sez EWJ

    when?     Gdansk       shipyard        strike        (Poland)
    Jan       Radical Chic parties by Bernsteins               to
raise funds for Panthers               The Last  Days  of  Biafra
    Jan  1     National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) signed by
Nixon               (?creates EPA+)     Jan  2     Supreme  Court
rules unconstitutional General Lewis               Hershey's 1967
directive that local draft boards reclassify               to 1-A
(eligible  for  active  duty)  anti-draft  demonstrators      Jan
5     Mississippi  integrates  first  three  districts   of   its
              public  schools     Jan 6     Supreme Court upholds
prohibition of underground GI               anti-war newspaper at
Fort Bragg     Jan 13    Three black prisoners killed by guard at
Soledad Prison                during  melee      Jan  16    Guard
killed at Soledad Prison;               Soledad Brothers (includ-
ing George Jackson) accused     Feb       Leary sentenced  to  10
years  for  Texas/Mex  mj  bust     Feb 4     "riot in Isla Vista
protesting Chicago verdicts,               ended in B of A  bomb-
ing"  (sez  Gitlin)     Feb 9     NY: Underground `Rat' publishes
Robin  Morgan's                "Goodbye  to  All  That"  feminist
statement      Feb 16    Demo for "The Chicago Seven" - City Hall
Park & Foley Sq (NYC?)     Feb 19    Chicago  Seven  Trial:  Del-
linger, Davis,               Hayden, Hoffman, & Rubin found guil-
ty of               crossing state lines to incite riot;  Froines
&                Weiner  acquitted;  attorneys William Kunstler &
Leonard               Weinglass sentenced for contempt of  court;
all  appealed                Feb 20 - sentenced               Feb
19-28   in   prison   on   Judge   Hoffman's   contempt   charges
              "half    a   million   people   in   the   streets"
              (Oil  spill  Tampa   Bay   near   St.   Petersburg)
              Explosions   in   3   office   buildings   in   NY;
              Explosions in Calif; Wash; Maryland;  Mich      Feb
25    Isla  Vista,  Santa Barbara Bank of America burning     Mar
6     three Weathermen blow themselves up  in  Greenwich  Village
              (house     of     Cathy     Wilkerson's     father)
              (Diana Oughton, Cathlyn  Wilkerson,  Kathy  Boudin)
              Cambodia:  Prince Sihanouk deposed by conservatives
for               allowing Pathet Lao & N. Viet forces  to  cross
the Plain of Jars     Mar       Women's Wear Daily decrees skirts
are going midi.                For the first time, not  everybody
listens                     Alaska's       oil       bonanza/rush
              While Sihanouk is in Europe,  Cambodian  government
demands                that  the  North  Vietnamese  &  Viet Cong
troops withdraw     Mar 18    Coup in Cambodia     Mar 23    Nix-
on   calls   out   Natl   Guard   to   alleviate   delays  caused
              by the  first  widespread  postal  workers'  strike
    Mar  31    Oak  Induc Center     spring    2500 Berkeley stu-
dents turn in draft cards, typical               of U.S.  (before
Cambodian  protests  even  start)  (Gitlin)      spring    Dennis
Hopper in Peru making The Last Movie               (Kristofferson
music),  meets  Joplin     spring    Huey Newton released 70  Apr
      Post  office  strike   starts   (huh?   -   see   Mar   23)
    Apr       Philip  &  Daniel  Berrigan go underground to avoid
              serving sentences     Apr 7     Ronald Reagan, Gov.
of  Calif:  "If  it takes a               bloodbath, let's get it
over with."     Apr 10    McCartney announces dissolution of Bea-
tles                John & Yoko to California for 4 months of Dr.
              Arthur    Janov's     Primal     Scream     therapy
    Apr       Apollo  13  (third  trip  to  the  moon) - accident
70  Apr 22    Earth Day: millions  participate  in  Wash,  NY,  +
    Apr  23    (ck) Bobby Seale (Chicago?) retrial begins     Apr
30    Nixon sends troops into Cambodia to aid the  Lon  Nol  govt
              (until  June 30) (30,000 US + 40,000+ So Viet) (an-
nounces on tv)     when?     "a  few  months  after  Feb":  U  of
Wisconsin    bldg    bombed,                 killing   researcher
    May       First  week:  30  ROTC  bldgs  burned  or   bombed,
              Natl  Guard  on  21  campuses  in 16 states     May
1     (Saturday) ROTC bldg  ransacked  College  Park,  Wash  D.C.
    "M  1-2"   New  Haven: new protests over the pending trial of
Seale                &  Ericka  Hu/iggins  ->  20,000  by  Sunday
    May  2     (Sunday)  ROTC  bldg  burned  down  at  Kent State
    May 3     Yale Day: 15,000 protest 9 Black Panthers  awaiting
              trial in New Haven 70  May 4     Kent State Univer-
sity, Ohio: National  Guard  fires  into  crowd                at
anti-war  demonstration,  4  students  killed & 8 wounded     May
4     5,000 demo  at  College  Park,  Wash  D.C.,  450  policemen
              unable   to   disperse,  600  Natl  Guard  sent  in
    _____     _____________________________________________________________
    M   6-20?   The  Strike  448  colleges  1  million+  students
              "4  million  students"                Gitlin:  750+
campuses     (of     2500    nationwide),    demos    at    1200+
              (demonstrations against sending troops to Cambodia)
    when?     ?including?  Stanford  "worst riots in its history"
              (75 campuses stayed closed thru rest of the  school
year)                      -----                       ----------
--------------------------------------------------            May
8     (ck)  Nixon  fire  Gen.  Lewis  Hershey  as director of the
              Selective Service & agrees  to  withdraw  all  U.S.
troops                 from   Cambodia  within  30  days      May
9     Mobilization: 100,000+ in Wash D.C. on only 10 days  notice
(Git)      M 9-11    50-60,000 demonstrators gather in Washington
    May 13    Movement for  a  New  Congress  -  to  elect  peace
              candidates   founded   at   Princeton   Univ  70  M
14/15   Jackson  State   College   woman's   dorm,   Mississippi:
              two  black  students  killed,  9/12/12 wounded - no
media coverage     May       Philip Berrigan  captured,  sent  to
Federal  Penitentiary                Also H. Rap Brown jumps bail
on way to Maryland trial               for inciting riot &  arson
    Ma/Jun?   Alcatraz   removals   70  wkbfM22   crashing  Stock
Market: last 18 months               985 ->  631  "greatest  loss
since '29"     ?June     Five Kabouters elected to Amsterdam Mun-
icipal Council               including former Provo theorist Roel
van Duyn,               who starts off by arriving at meetings on
a bicycle      June      Dylan:  Self-Portrait      June      Lou
Gottlieb back in court to defend ownership of               Morn-
ing Star Ranch by God     June 15   Sup Ct rules  any  indiv  may
object  to  military  service                on  ethical  & moral
grounds, if such  convictions                "are  deeply  felt",
              giving  more  responsibility  to local draft boards
    June     19   Two     banks      bombed      in      Berkeley
    June      !commencement     demonstrations/anti-commencements
              Dylan accepts honorary degree at Princeton     June
22   Voting     age     lowered    to    18        wk    bef    J
29                                                                         Sen-
ate    votes   81-10   to   repeal   Gulf   of   Tonkin   res   &
              passes the future aid to Lon  Nol  without  conges-
sional approval     June 28   First Gay rights march NYC 70  June
29   Last Amer soldiers in Cambodia withdrawn  1970          July
1                                                                    Second(?)
draft  lottery       July??    Abortions   legalized?        sum-
mer    28    commissioned    military    officers,   representing
              250  others,  form  Concerned   Officers   Movement
              against  the  war      summer    Chicago Grant Park
riot     Aug 5     Huey  Newton  ruled  not  guity  of  voluntary
manslaughter                &  released (+ trip to China)     Aug
7     Courtroom  kidnap  in  San  Rafael:                Jonathan
Jackson,  17, h.s. student from Pasadena and               Angela
Davis's ex-bodyguard & brother of  George                Jackson,
one  of  the Soledad Bros., attempt to spring               James
McClain at his hearing,               plus ?Ruchell  Magee  &  Wm
Christmas                who  are  present  as  inmate witnesses;
              McClain & Christmas killed, as well as Judge Harold
Halay      Aug  11    Daniel  Berrigan  recaptured,  sent to Fed.
Pent.      Aug 29    Powder Ridge, Conn music fest prohibited but
30,000                show up anyway     Aug 29    Selective Ser-
vice Systems report: prosecutions for               draft evasion
have  increased ten times over 1965 level     Aug 29    thousands
of Chicanos gather at Laguna Park in East L.A.                 to
protest    disproportionate   number   of   deaths   of   Chicano
              soldiers in Vietnam. LAPD attack & one shot,  fired
into                Silver  Dollar  Bar,  kills Ruben Salazar, LA
Times columnist               & commentator on KMEX  TV  (accused
by   LAPD   of   inciting                the  Chicano  community)
    Aug       (end) Amsterdam bans sleeping outdoors;  confronta-
tions                 lead   to   establishment  of  Vondel  Park
              sleeping area (for 3 years)     Sept      Selective
Service  Systems  report:  271  "anti-draft                occur-
rances" since January     Sept  12   Leary  escapes  prison  (San
Luis  Obispo)  with  help  from                the Weather Under-
ground, joins Cleaver in Algiers     Sept 18   Jimi Hendrix  dies
at   27                 Monterey  Folk  Festival  (Kristofferson)
70  Oct 4     Janis Joplin dies at  27      Oct       Jane  Fonda
starts  campus  speaking  tour     Oct       Yoko has miscarriage
    Oct 12    Gaskin's caravan  leaves  SF      Oct  13    Angela
Davis, 26, arrested Manhattan               charged with involve-
ment in Aug courtroom kidnap               Still  trying  to  get
the  midi  in     Oct       Dylan: New Morning     Oct 26    Bank
of America fire, Irvine     Nov 3     Chile: Allende (first Marx-
ist)  sworn  in      Nov  5     Indians  occupy federal land near
Davis     Nov 17    Trial of Bobby Seale & Ericka Huggins  begins
              (ended  May  25,  71)      Dec  4     Cesar  Chavez
jailed for lettuce boycott               (was  this  the  first?)
    Dec    15    Bank   of   America   bombing,   Santa   Barbara
70  Dec       McCartney     sues     to     dissolve      Beatles
    Dec       John  Lennon/Plastic  Ono Band : "the Primal album"
              God   is   a   Concept,   the   dream    is    over
              (Lennon's  first solo album)     Dec       Hundreds
of   Vietnam   Veterans    Against    the    War    testify    at
              "Winter    Soldier"   investigations   in   Detroit
              about Vietnam atrocities               Senate votes
to  halt  funds for SST development     Dec       Geronimo Pratt,
Black  Panther's  Defense  Minister,                charged  with
murder & starts 17 years in prison     Dec       Nixon signs Natl
Air Quality Control Act, requiring               90% reduction in
car-exhaust pollution by 75

              1966-70    Military     desertion     rate     300%
              1967-70  Conscientious  objectors  20,000 -> 40,000
              1971  80,000 draft resistors have  fled  to  Canada
              1970  another  140,000  troops brought home to U.S.
              (Stock market at a low, starts recovery)

1970                                                                           
         MUSIC
/ CINEMA / PUBLISHING               Hot Tuna out               Ry
Cooder               CSN&Y: Deja vu               *Joni Mitchell:
Ladies   of   the   Canyon                 *Dylan:   New  Morning
              ?Lennon: A Working Class Hero (what album was this)
              *Eric  Clapton               *Hendrix: Band of Gyp-
sys               *RS: Get Yer Ya Ya's Out               *Harris-
on:  All  Things  Must  Pass                *Beatles:  Let  It Be
              *Black Sabbath ("Heavy  Metal")                Judy
Collins:  Whales  &  Nightingales                *Linda  Ronstadt
              *James    Taylor                  Rita     Coolidge
              *CSN  &  Y:  Deja  Vu               *Stephen Stills
first solo               *Simon & Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled
Water               *John McLaughlin               *Allman Broth-
ers Band               Johnny  Winter                *Elton  John
(from  UK)                *Jimmy Cliff: first               *John
Renbourn:     first     solo                    *Cat      Stevens
              Eric    Clapton's    first    solo    (Easy    Now)
              Harrison: All Things  Must  Pass                De-
lanie   &   Bonnie   &   Friends:  Mad  Dogs  &  Englishmen  tour
                    (with  Rita  Coolidge  along)
              TV:  Dick Cavett show starts               Bergman:
The   Passion   of   Anna                 Fellini:   The   Clowns
              Bertolucci:  The Conformist               Five Easy
Pieces               They Shoot Horses, Don't They (I  have  this
as   69   too)                M*A*S*H  (war  humor)  (the  movie)
                    (was  this  when  the   tv   show   started?)
              Catch 22 the film               Women In Love (" ")
              Hair all over the world               Woodstock the
film                 Little   Big  Man                Performance
              Virgin  &  the  Gypsy                (Love   Story)
                              Living  on  The Earth  - Alicia Bay
Laurel               The Tassajara Bread  Book                Our
Bodies  Ourselves                Painless  Childbirth  -  Fernand
Lamaze (translated from                      the  French  edition
published  around 1956)               Domebook One - Lloyd Kahn &
Bob Easton               The Greening of America - Charles  Reich
              Tom  Wolf: Radical Chic               Scott & Helen
Nearing's Living the Good Life republished                      &
sells   170,000   copies                 Jerry   Rubin:   Do  It!
              More than 50 underground anti-war military  newspa-
pers                    being published               Sexual Pol-
itics - Kate Millett               Alvin  Toffler:  Future  Shock
              I  and  Thou - Martin Buber               Zen Mind,
Beginners Mind - Suzuki Roshi               Deschooling Society -
Ivan  Illich                Vitamin C and the Common Cold - Linus
Pauling                 Arthur   Janov:   The    Primal    Scream
              What  Color  is  Your  Parachute?  - Richard Bolles
              Up   the    Organization    -    Robert    Townsend
              Jonathan   Livingston   Seagull   -   Richard  Bach
              Erik Van Daniken [.. over a] - Chariots of the Gods
              Gabriel  Garcia  Marquez:  100  Years  of  Solitude
                        (orig?    translation?)
              Paulo     Soleri    starts    building    Arcosanti
              Swami Muktananda introduced to  US  (by  Ram  Dass)
                     - Siddha meditation

1971          when?                                                            
         Oregon
becomes  first  state  to pass a bottle deposit               and
return    bill        when?     D.Q.    University    established
              Supersonic   transport   (SST)   project   canceled
              National debate over fate of elms in central Stock-
holm               square (Kungstradgarden)

    Jan       Two Standard Oil  tankers  collision  &  spill,  SF
              five  days  later,  Esso  tanker spill, Long Island
Sound     Jan       Senator George McGovern  opens  campaign  for
Pres      Jan  7     DDT  use  outlawed  by U.S. Court of Appeals
    Jan 12    Rev. Philip F. Berrigan (47) (serving 6 yr term  in
Fed  prison               Danbury, Conn. on charges of destroying
draft records)               + 5 others indicted  on  charges  of
conspiring  to  kidnap Kissinger               & plotting to blow
up the heating terminals of Fed bldgs               (Rev.  Joseph
R. Wenderoth, 35; Rev. Neil R.  McLaughlin, 30;               An-
thony  Scoblick,  30   -   former   priest;   Eqbal   Ahmad,   40
              - fellow of Adlai Stev Inst of Public Affairs; Sis-
ter               Elizabeth McAllister, 31 -  of  Marymount  Col,
Tarrytown,  NY      Jan  25    Charles  Manson(36),  Susan Atkins
(22), Patricia Krenwinkel (23),               Leslie  Van  Houten
(21)  found  guilty/convicted  71  Feb       oil prices raised by
OPEC for the first  time                16,000  South  Vietnamese
troops  march  into Laos               with massive U.S. air sup-
port - "hundreds of thousands               protest in Wash & SF"
              Senate hearings start on army spying on private ci-
tizens     Mar 1     Bomb explodes in Capitol men's room; Weather
Underground                claims  responsibility "in retaliation
for the Laos decision"     Mar 8     Supreme Court rules that ob-
jection  to  a  particular  war                is  not sufficient
grounds for conscientious objection               (Guy Gillette &
Louis  Negal?  cases)     Mar 11    Puerto Rico: uprising Univ of
Puerto Rico     Mar 23    Congress votes to lower voting  age  to
18      Mar  29    Calley convicted     Mar 29    Manson + 3 sen-
tenced (to death) (after 9 1/2 month               trial -  long-
est  in Calif history)     spring    Abbie Hoffman releases Steal
This Book ??  spring    Werner  Ehrhard  (sp?)  holds  first  EST
training  (yes-1971)                Homosexuals  march in NY (see
Life Dec 71)     A  19-23   1000+  Veterans  demonstrate  against
Viet  war  in Wash               D.C., throwing their medals over
the Capitol fence     Apr 24    200,000  Veterans  march  -  Wash
D.C.                  +   SF   simultaneous   march   of  156,000
    Apr       Retreat   from   Laos         what's   the    date?
    Apr       First  China  visit  by  US  journalists  since  xx
              & U.S.  table  tennis  team  is  invited  to  China
              Repub.  Congressman  Paul McCloskey talking of run-
ning                against  Nixon  on  anti-Viet  war   platform
71  Apr 26-   50,000 demonstrators (Vets?) in Washington D.C. set
up               "Algonquin Peace City" (in West  Potomac  Park),
    May    1     attempt    to   blockade   govt   for   a   day;
              5,000 District police, 1,500 Natl Gd  &  8,000  fed
troops                  start    evacuating:    7,000    arrested
              [another source: "20,000 Natl Gd &  police,  10,000
paratroopers"]      M 3-5     1,200 arrested - final total 12,614
(record)     May       Amtrak starts operations  (182  trains  to
service 300 cities)     May       England's former prime minister
Harold Wilson says LBJ               could have  ended  the  Viet
war  in  Feb  67     May 4     Dollar crisis starts in Europe, as
five currencies are               freed from parity with US  dol-
lar      May       Bobby Seale released after charges of ordering
murder               of Black Panther Alex Rackley in  New  Haven
dropped,                out  on bail on 4 year Chicago trial con-
tempt charges     May 13    "13  Black  Panthers  acquitted"  (is
this the same?)     May 15    Second anniversary of People's Park
demo, "instigated"               by Daily Cal, leads to Daily Cal
moving off U.C. Berkeley campus     May 25    Bobby Seale & Eric-
ka Huggins case dismissed (same as second?)      May       Philip
&  Daniel Berrigan indicted for "conspiracy to               kid-
nap" a high govt official ie. the  Pres.   71  May       Gaskin's
caravan  arrives  in Tennessee     May       The Last Whole Earth
Catalog     May       French left joins Larzac farmers in protest
against                French  government's  planned expansion of
military base     May       Life:  Rosie  Grier  does  needlework
    May       Airlines   start  super  cheap  flights  to  Europe
1971          June                                                             
         Demise
of  Whole Earth Catalog party     June 10   Mexico student upris-
ings     June 11   Alcatraz Indians ousted     J 13-15   Pentagon
Papers, secret Pentagon history of the               Vietnam war,
copied by Daniel Ellsberg and  Anthony  Russo,                ap-
pears in the New York Times     June      American vets start ad-
mitting to US atrocities in Viet               US starts  disman-
tling  biological  arsenal    huh?      June      Nixon announces
he will visit China      summer    Danish  rock  fest,  Amsterdam
scene      summer    French secretly explode hydrogen bomb in the
South Pacific     July 3    Jim  Morrison,  27,   dies  in  Paris
    Aug  1     Concert  for  Bangla Desh: Harrison, Clapton, Leon
Russell,               Ringo  +  Dylan,  Ravi  Shankar   (Madison
Square   Garden)   71? Aug       Pir   Vilayat  sufi  retreat  at
Chamonix, France (?first?)      Aug  6     Huey  Newton's  second
manslaughter  trial ends in mistrial     Aug       Marijuana bust
on The Farm - Gasking takes  responsibility      Aug       Camden
28 raid draft board in Camden, New Jersey     Aug 13    John Len-
non & Yoko Ono check in to St. Regis Hotel, NY     Aug 15    Nix-
on declares 90-day wage/price freeze               & takes US off
the gold standard     Aug 18    Shootout Jackson, Miss:  hdqs  of
Republic of North Africa     Aug 21    George Jackson (29) killed
during San Quentin escape               attempt, while  about  to
face  another trial               on charges of murdering a white
guard     Aug  31    Stephen  Bingham,  29,  lawyer  to  Jackson,
charged   with                 smuggling   weapons   into  prison
    fall      when? Life: high school kids concerned about  secu-
rity                &  order (Sara Davidson) 71  Sept      Attica
Federal Prison: 5 day revolt ends with 1000               state &
local  police  & prison guards storming               the prison,
41 prisoners? dead     Sept 16   Japan: 5,000 farmers &  students
battle  5,000 police in demo               to prevent govt taking
of land for Tokyo Intl Airport at Narita     Oct       Last  LOOK
Mag      Oct       Follow-up  to 68 Kerner Commission report says
if present trends                continue  in  inner-city  racial
problems,  "most  cities  by  1980                will be prepon-
derantly black & brown, &  totally  bankrupt"      Oct       Huey
Newton returns to US to begin a new trial     Oct 16    E Cleaver
press conference in Algiers to announce his                return
to  U.S.  (sez  Ringolevio) 71  Oct 16    H. Rap Brown, Pres SNCC
captured after black bar hold-up, NY                (with  3  St.
Louis  black  men  including  Richard Moore &               Eddie
Josephs) after 17 mos fugitive (since May 70)     Oct       drive
to   enroll   25   million   new   voters   is   getting   5  new
              Democrats  to  2  new  Repubs,  influencing   local
              elections;   college   towns  get  uptight      Oct
29    Duane Allman killed riding motorcycle     Nov  2     18  to
20  year  olds  vote first time               (but which election
would this be???)     Nov 5     UN  votes  to  seat  (Red)  China
(also  seen  as Oct 25)               Ed Muskie, Dem. running for
Pres.        Nov   13    Mariner   9   in   orbit   around   Mars
    Nov       Larzac,  Fr:  6,000  march  to protest expansion of
NATO   base       Nov       US    pulling    out    of    Vietnam
              (Nov.     11:    188,300    US    soldiers    left)
              under Nixon's "Vietnamization"  withdrawal  program
    Dec  2     Dollar  dives in reaction to reports that Nixon is
              considering devaluation (326.76 yen; 3.289 Deutsche
marks)       Dec  3     War  breaks  out  in  Bangladesh      Dec
11    Third retrial of  Huey  Newton  ends  in  mistrial      Dec
14    Detective    Frank    Serpico    tells   Knapp   Commission
              of widespread police corruption  in  NY      D  17-
18   Dollar  devalued 8.57%     Dec 26    15 Viet Vets sit-in in-
side Statue of Liberty to protest bombing     Dec 28    80+  Viet
Vets arrested Lincoln Memorial, trying to               block en-
trance with a human chain

              Greenpeace      formed,      Vancouver,      Canada
              Use  of  DES  discontinued  after 7 cases of a rare
cancer               found among women  at  one  Boston  hospital
              (20,000 -> 100,000 women a year were prescribed DES
for               prevention  of  miscarriage  between  1960  and
1970)

1971                                                                           
         MUSIC
/   CINEMA   /   PUBLISHING                 RS:   Sticky  Fingers
              Hendrix:   Cry   of   Love   &    Rainbow    Bridge
              John  Lennon: Imagine               *Joni Mitchell:
Blue                     *Carole       King            ?Tapestry?
              *Carly     Simon                   *Cat     Stevens
              *Elmerson, Lake & Palmer               *Herbie Han-
cock                *Weather  Report               *Tyrannosaurus
Rex               *Earth, Wind & Fire ("Funk")                Led
Zeppelin   "more   popular  than  Beatles":  Stairway  to  Heaven
              (*Bob    Marley    &    the     Wailers:     first)
              Alice Cooper group                              TV:
All In The Family  (starts  Jan.  12)                A  Clockwork
Orange  directed  by  Kubrick               The Last Picture Show
              Carnal       Knowledge        (Mike        Nichols)
              Harold       &       Maude                    Klute
              Murmur    of    the     Heart     (Louis     Malle)
              Gimme Shelter (Altamont movie)               Walka-
bout (Nicolas Roeg)               ?King of Hearts re-release  (is
this   when?)                 El   Topo   (Alexandro  Jodorowsky)
              Jesus Christ Superstar rock opera  "worldwide  suc-
cess"                     (The      Exorcist)
              Michael    Harrington:    The     Other     America
                    focuses  awareness  on  continuing US poverty
              Germaine Greer: The Female Eunuch (US  publication)
              Diet  for  a  Small  Planet  -  Frances Moore Lappe
              Buckminster Fuller: Operating Manual for  Spaceship
Earth                    (I have this as 69)               Carlos
Castaneda: A Separate Reality               Be Here Now: Baba Ram
Dass,  Lama  Foundation                Bury  My  Heart at Wounded
Knee: Dee Brown (sez EWJ)               The Crack in  the  Cosmic
Egg:  Joseph  Chilton  Pearce                The  Massage  Book -
George   Downing                 Another   Roadside    Attraction
              Love  Story               East West Journal, Brook-
line,  Massachusetts                                  Vitamin   C
              Hot     Pants,     men's     shoes    with    heels
              ?Day-care  centers                Christiania  free
city  founded  in Copenhagen               Helen Caldicott begins
(successful) campaign to stop nuclear                      atmos-
pheric testing in France               Gray Panthers founded

1972                                                                           
         Federal
Coastal  Zone  Management  Act  passed               Airlines re-
quired to screen  passengers  &  their                luggage  to
prevent  hijackings               Over 300,000 black Mississippi-
ans,  59%   of   eligible,                 registered   to   vote
              Terrorist     attack     at     Munich     Olympics
              1955 prize-winning public  housing  in  St.  Louis,
Pruitt-Igoe,                blown  up due to delapidation and 65%
unoccupency               American Indian Movement (AIM)  founded
(sez  EWJ -               maybe only became known to greater pub-
lic, see earlier)               Erewhon natural foods  opens  re-
tail   and   wholesale                operations  on  West  Coast
              Venturi  &   Brown:   Learning   from   Las   Vegas
              marks displacement of modern architectural movement
              by post-modernism

    Jan 10    2 black protestors in Baton Rouge killed  in  shoo-
tout with               police during demo + 8 wounded (+ 2 white
deputies killed)     Jan  17    New  Jersey  Supreme  Court  ends
death penalty     Jan 25    Shirley Chisholm (Representative from
Brooklyn, NY)               becomes first black  female  to  seek
major   party's                 Presidential  nomination      Feb
18    California    Supreme    Court    ends    death     penalty
    Feb       Life: "Today's high school generation is interested
in                security,  stability,  &  comfort."  72  F  21-
28   Nixon  visits  China      Feb 23    Angela Davis is released
(after 16 months)     Feb 24    Daniel Berrigan released after 18
months of 3-year term               (for Catonsville 9 xxx); goes
to  Harrisburg  where                brother  Phil  is  on  trial
    Feb    28-   Angela    Davis    trial    starts,   San   Jose
    Mar       Rodger McAfee, 33, dairy-farmer in Caruthers,  Cal-
if.,                uses farm as collatoral to pay Angela Davis's
bail     Mar       Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)  passes  Congress
              (by   yr   end,   only  22  states  have  ratified)
    Mar?      Raymond Yellow  Thunder,  Sioux,  killed,  Nebraska
    Mar  22    13-member  National Commission on Marijuana & Drug
Abuse               recommends legalization of marijuana      Mar
27    Soledad  Brothers  acquitted     Mar 30    North Vietnamese
troops go south through the  DMZ  into                So  Vietnam
    Apr?      Mar   y   Sol   rock   fest   Puerto   Rico  30,000
    Apr       Demonstrators in Harrisburg, Pa. support Phil  Ber-
rigan                and six co-defendents;     Apr 5     Harris-
burg 7 trial ends in mistrial after 11 weeks                (this
was    for    plotting    to   kidnap   Kissinger   &   blow   up
              heating xxx );               only P.  B.  &  Sister
Elizabeth  McAllister  declared guilty,               and only of
smuggling letters in & out of prison     Apr 15    Nixon & Canada
P.M.  Pierre  Trudeau  sign  pact to clean               up Great
Lakes     Apr       Heavy US bombing of North Vietnamese entering
So  Viet     A 15-28   New wave of antiwar protests on campuses &
near military &                defense-industry  installations  -
100s  of  arrests  across U.S.      May?      First? Mother Earth
News (recheck & add to lista)     May 1     Quang Tri captured by
North Vietnam     May 2     J. Edgar Hoover dies (after 48 yrs as
only Director of FBI)     May       Nixon talks in Moscow,  signs
landmark  nuclear  arms  pact      May  8     bombing  of Hanoi &
Haiphong (Harbor?)     May       Univ of Michigan protest against
ROTC                and protests on dozens of US campuses against
              the renewed bombing of N Viet i.e. Colombia     May
11    District/Fed   Appeals   Court   overturns   Chicago  Seven
              (&    2     attorneys)'s     contempt     sentences
              &  orders  trials  on  Hoffman's  citations     May
15    George   Wallace   shot,    Wash    D.C.    &    paralyzed,
              drops  out  of presidential race     May 18    Phil
Berrigan  back   to   jail   (Danbury)   to   complete   6   year
              term  for destruction of draft records in Baltimore
              & Catonsville, Md.      May       when? Retreat  in
Vietnam               Davis: protestors block train carrying mil-
itary supplies     May 21    Catholic Lithuanian youth  immolates
self               -> week of uprisings vs Soviet troops     June
4    Angela Davis acquitted (13  week  trial)      June  14   EPA
bans                    DDT                    1972          June
17                                                                   Five
men  caught breaking into the Watergate Hotel               Demo-
cratic campaign headquarters:               director of  security
for  CREEP  +  4  others               ?with electronic eavesdrop
equipment     June 23   Life: photos of S. Viet children  running
from  napalm     June      Expo '72 evangelist week-long rally in
Texas 80,000     Jl 1-4    First  Rainbow  Gathering,  Strawberry
Lake,  Colorado      Aug       Nixon  says investigation by White
House counsel John Dean               revealed no  administration
officials    involved    in                  Watergate   break-in
    Aug       Democratic convention held in Miami due  to  threat
              of  demonstrations  in San Diego     Aug 11    Last
U.S. military  unit  in  Vietnam  withdrawn      Aug  12    B-52s
heaviest  bombing of N Viet     Sept 5    Arabs kill Israeli ath-
letes at Munich Olympics     Oct       Nixon & Gromyko sign  arms
limitation  treaty     Oct       Kissinger: "Peace is at hand" in
Vietnam               US  negotiating  a  settlement  that  would
withdraw                 Amer   troops  but  leave  revolutionary
troops, until               set-up of a newly-elected government;
Saigon                 government   refuses   to   agree      Oct
18    Congress passes the  Clean  Water  Act  over  Nixon's  veto
    Nov   2     500   AmerInds   sit-in   at   BIA   hdqs,   Wash
              (Trail of Broken Treaties)     month?    California
voters  adopt  coastal  protection     Nov 7     Mob figure Meyer
Lansky, 71, arrested Miami     Nov 7     7th Circuit Court of Ap-
peals  reverses  convictions  of                last 5 of Chicago
Seven   72  Nov       Nixon   defeats   McGovern    (re-election)
              (Also ran: Wallace, Humphrey, Henry Jackson, Edmund
Muskie,                John  Lindsay,  Shirley  Chisholm)  [third
"People's  Party"]                18-20 year olds first presiden-
tial vote     (Nov 14   Stock Market: Dow Jones tops 1,000  first
time)      Nov  16    Two black students killed by buckshot Baton
Rouge, La               Southern Univ as  police  clearing  demos
from  admin  bldg                (Note:  see  Jan 10, 72)     Nov
29    Phil Berrigan parolled     Dec       Nixon makes  last  at-
tempt  to  get  North Vietnam to submit:               18 days of
"carpet" bombing of homes, hospitals,               and civilians
of  Hanoi  & Haiphong through Christmas;               first B-52
pilots refuse to fly missions     Dec  29    last  Life  Magazine
after  36  years)                (when  did  People  Mag  start?)
    Dec 30    Nixon orders end to bombing

1972                                                                           
         MUSIC
/ CINEMA / PUBLISHING               RS: Exile on Main St and sum-
mer tour               Eric Clapton with  Derek  &  the  Dominoes
              McCartney  touring  with Wings               *David
Bowie: Ziggy  Stardust                Glitter  Rock  -  New  York
              *Lou  Reed  (from  Velvet  Underground): first solo
              *Blue Oyster Cult (Heavy Metal)               *Uri-
ah  Heep  (Heavy Metal)               *Alice Cooper (Heavy Metal)
              *Yes               Rare Earth?                *Leon
Russell:  first  solo                *Chick Corea  with Return to
Forever                *Eno                *Fairport   Convention
(from   UK)                 *Joni   Mitchell:   For   the   Roses
              *Bonnie     Raitt                   *Steely     Dan
              *Jackson        Browne                      *Eagles
              Curtis Mayfield               Don McLean:  American
Pie                Bette  Midler                Nitty Gritty Dirt
Band with country music stars:                    Will the Circle
Be  Unbroken                              The Godfather (Coppola)
              (first time regular movie prices are raised to over
4   dollars)                 Last  Tango  in  Paris  (Bertolucci)
              Play It Again, Sam & Everything ... Sex - Woody Al-
len                Brother  Sun,  Sister Moon (St. Francis of As-
sisi)                Jodorowsky  working  on  The  Holy  Mountain
              Grease    "50s    revival"                 Godspell
              Deliverance                   Fritz     the     Cat
              Deep  Throat  (seized Aug 18, ruled obscene Mar 73)
                             Ms. Magazine starts  (actually  Dec.
71)                 I.F.   Stone   stops  publishing  The  Weekly
              The Vegetarian Epicure (I) -               The  Joy
of  Sex  -  Alex  Comfort               The Massage Book - George
Downing (I have this as 71)               The Alexander Technique
-  Wilfred  Barlow                Carlos  Castaneda:  Journey  to
Ixtlan                Mandala   -   Jose   &   Miriam   Arguelles
              Ringolevio  -  Emmett Grogan               Jonathan
Livingston Seagull                   (I have  this  as  70)  (saw
again   as  72)                Watership  Down  -  Richard  Adams
              The Foxfire Book published, a  compilation  of  re-
prints                      from  quarterly  Foxfire  magazine, a
teenage                    staff's reports on dying folk  customs
and   arts                        of   the  Georgia  Appalachians
              Joan Baez takes a year off to volunteer for Amnesty
Intl                Norwegian  philosopher  Arne Naess introduces
                    the  idea  of  deep  ecology
              bikes                       "szechwan         food"
              "below the knee hemlines"               "use of Ms"
              Mark  Spitz  (Munich Olympics)  & that Russian gym-
nast?                Burt Reynolds "first" nude male portrait  in
Cosmopolitan

1973                                                                           
         Water-
gate  investigation  continues                "Baby  Bust" (birth
rate drop)               First time more woman than men  in  col-
lege  (50.3%)                Mississippi leads the south with 145
elected black               officeholder (tho only 1  black  leg-
islative  representative)      when?     Endangered  Species  Act
              Arab-Israeli war followed by Arab oil embargo & en-
ergy crunch,               gas lines, & the go ahead to drill for
oil  in  Alaska                 Alaska   Pipeline   built   73-75
              Hoedads of Oregon formed               Chipko move-
ment starts in Himalayas               Last year of draft  (ended
June  30), army becomes volunteer               ?Maharaj Ji event
at Houston Astrodome               Pig By The Tail, first  Ameri-
can  charcuterie,  opens  in               Berkeley -> California
Cuisine    movement        when?     Hayden     marries     Fonda
    when?     Alan  Watts  dies                Rod Hackney, young
architect writing PhD at Manchester               University, who
had  organized  neighbors in Macclesfield to               oppose
area's demolition,  gets  improvement  grants                from
town   council   for   34   of   houses   -  in  1975  wins  Good
              Design in Housing Award from U.K. Dept of  the  En-
vironment

    Jan       100,000 demonstrate at  Nixon's  inaugural      Jan
7     Sniper  shoots 6 from atop Johnson's Motor Lodge, New Orle-
ans     Jan 11    Nixon ends 17 month wage-price controls     Jan
22    Supreme  Court: Roe vs. Wade strikes down               ex-
isting state anti-abortion laws     Jan 22    LBJ dies  in  Texas
    Jan  23    Nixon  announces  all American troops to be out of
              Vietnam in 60 days 73  Jan 27    Vietnam  ceasefire
agreement  with  US  (Paris)               (the same agreement as
was drafted the previous October)               (23,000  American
troops  still left in Vietnam)               and announcement of?
draft end               3 million Americans are enlisted  in  the
military                55,000  have  died  in  the  Vietnam  war
              Great  Exp:   58,000   dead   /   153,000   wounded
              /     35,000     widows     &    orphans    created
              275,000 Americans experience a death in their fami-
ly                1.4 million saw someone in their family wounded
              6.5 million served in armed  forces,  1  mill+  saw
combat     Jan 30    James W. McCord & G. Gordon Liddy of Nixon's
re-election               committee, found  guilty  of  Watergate
burglary  &  wiretap attempt     Feb 12    Second dollar devalua-
tion in 14 months - 10%     Feb  14    Nixon:  floating  exchange
rate     early     Stock Market starts drop     F 16-22   Student
uprisings in  Greece  73  Feb  28    250  AmerInds  (AIM)  occupy
Wounded  Knee  (to  May 8)     early     Custer, South Dakota AIM
courthouse protest     Mr 1-19   Dollar crisis in Europe      Mar
6     Nixon:  gas & oil price controls     Mar 23    Judge Sirica
reveals letter from McCord saying he & others                were
pressured   to   plead   guilty   &   commit   perjury  to  avoid
              implicating others in Watergate     Mar 29    Nixon
declares     meat     price     controls     to     stave     off
              housewives  meat  boycott  set  to  start  April  1
    Mar 29    Last American troops withdrawn from Vietnam     Mar
29    H. Rapp Brown (+ 3 others?) convicted for Oct.  16,71  rob-
bery  73  A  16-17   US  bombs  Laos      Apr 30    Nixon accepts
resignation of H.R. Haldeman &  John  Ehrlichman                &
fires  John  Dean      May  10    John  Mitchell & Maurice Stans,
former Nixon Cabinet members,                &  financier  Robert
Vesco  indicated for Vesco's illegal               200,000 dollar
contribution to  Nixon  campaign      May  11    Daniel  Ellsberg
charges  dropped     May 15    Bobby Seale's campaign for Oakland
mayor ends in defeat     May 20    17  of  Camden  28  found  not
guilty  (of  destroying  draft  files)     May 29    Tom? Bradley
elected in Los Angeles (first black mayor)  1973          Jn  25-
29                                                                  John
Dean testifies in front of Senate Select               Committee,
indicting  himself,  Nixon,  Ehrlichman,               Mitchell &
others, & revealing the use of "hush money"               and  an
"enemies  list"      Jn 13     Nixon declares 60 day retail price
freeze     July 16   Nixon's secret recording system  is  exposed
    July  26   Nixon defies prosecutors' subpoenas of his tapes &
              appeals his case until October 19     Aug  15    US
bombing  of  Cambodia  ends     Aug 31    Gainsville 8 (veterans)
acquitted     Apr-      Sept: ROTC unable to meet quota  of  off-
icers                for  six months in a row     Sept      Chile
coup   overthrows   Salvador   Allende       Sept    11   Allende
killed
    Sept      Jim Croce dies     Sept      Lennon to LA with  May
Pang  &  Spector  sessions     Oct       Oil talks fail & various
OPEC countries cut  off                oil  deliveries  to  other
countries,  including  U.S.,                causing shortages (to
March 74)     Oct       retrial of Chicago 7 on contempt charges;
              of  159  charges,  only  13 upheld - ?all released?
    Oct 10    Spiro  Agnew  resigns  as  Vice  President      Oct
20    "Saturday  Night  Massacre": Nixon fires special prosecutor
              Archibald Cox. Attorney General Elliot Richardson &
              Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus resign.
    Oct 23    Eight impeachment  resolutions  introduced  in  the
House      Nov  3     Froines & Weiner of Chicago Seven acquitted
of contempt charges.      Nov 7     Congress finally (after 9 at-
tempts) passes War Powers               legislation, over Nixon's
veto - limits President's                power  to  commit  armed
forces  to hostilities abroad               without Congressional
approval     Nov 10    Stock Market  drops  24.4  points      Nov
16    Nixon   signs   bill   to  build  Alaska  pipeline      Nov
19    Stock Market drops 28.67 points     Nov  21    Inexplicable
18   1/2   minute   gap  discovered  in  subpoened  tape      Nov
26    Stock Market drops 29.05 points,  to  lowest  in  11  years
              (since  May 28, 62 JFK confrontation with steel in-
dustry)        Nov    30    OPEC    quadruples     oil     prices
              (?was   2  dollars/barrel)  ?so  8  dollars/barrel?
    Dec 4     Dellinger, Rubin, & Hoffman of Chicago  Seven,  and
their                attorney  William  Kunstler, found guilty of
contempt               charges levied at them by  Judge  Hoffman,
              but       given      no      further      sentence.
              Davis,  Hayden,  and  attorney  Leonard   Weinglass
              acquitted  of  contempt  charges.      Dec 31    6-
month oil embargo starts, recession

1973                                                                           
         MUSIC
/   CINEMA   /  PUBLISHING                RS:  Goat's  Head  Soup
              Dylan:   Pat    Garrett    &    Billy    the    Kid
              Lennon:  Mind  Games               Harrison: Living
in the Material World               McCartney: Band  on  the  Run
              Who:    Quadrophenia   (the   record);   movie   78
              *ZZ  Top   (Heavy   Metal)                 *Genesis
              *Lynyrd Skynyrd               *Poco (w Richie Furay
& Jim Messina from Buffalo Springfield)               The  Harder
They  Come  with  Jimmy  Cliff                *Springsteen: first
              Tom     Waits:     first                    Muldaur
                                Bergman:    Cries    &   Whispers
                    &  Scenes From a  Marriage                The
Last  Detail  (wasn't  this the Nicholson one?)               The
Paper Chase                American  Graffiti                (The
Exorcist)                (Sat  Night  Livers at the Village Gate)
                              Fear  of  Flying   -   Erica   Jong
              Rubyfruit     Jungle     -     Rita    Mae    Brown
              (Gravity's    Rainbow     -     Thomas     Pynchon)
              Small  Is  Beautiful  (Economics  as if People Mat-
tered)                    - E. F.  Schumacher                Cut-
ting    Through   Spiritual   Materialism   -   Chogyam   Trungpa
              The Well Body Book - Hal Bennett                The
Joy  of  Sex  -  ?                Handmade Houses (A Guide to the
Woodbutcher's  Art)                      -  Boericke  &   Shapiro
              Levi's  Denim contest               (Mother Earth's
Hassle-Free Indoor Plant Book                    -  Lynn  &  Joel
Rapp)                Mother  Earth  News started?
              Last year of the draft               Watergate  in-
vestigations               Dungeons & Dragons getting popular

1974                                                                           
         Inf-
lation  speeds  up but ?unemployment starts =               Great
Stagflation of 1973-75 (U.S.)               Worldwide Stagflation
of     1974-76                   Senate     Watergate    hearings
              First  Strategic  Arms  Limitation  Treaty   signed
              Pinochet  rule  starts                "Boldt" deci-
sion, Washington state: Warm Springs, Yakima,                Uma-
tilla   &   Nez   Perce  tribes  entitled  to  take  up  to  half
              salmon & steelhead runs  from  the  Columbia  River
              based  on 1855 treaty               First "Witkars"
(white cars for free use               within the city) put  into
use  in  Amsterdam                Abbie  Hoffman  (facing cocaine
charge) goes undrgrd               Joanne Little accused of murd-
er of killing jailer               (in self-defense against rape)
(acquitted Aug  15,  75)                ?Portugal  coup  ends  W.
Europe's  oldest  dictatorship               Kissinger's "shuttle
diplomacy"               Garrison Keillor?  starts  Prairie  Home
Companion                Gas  shortages  get worse through Mar 19
              Dalkon shield  sales  end                Briarpatch
Network,  informal organization of small               businesses
practicing openness, honesty, service,               and sharing,
founded                 Nairopa   Institute,  Boulder,  Colorado,
founded

    Jan 30    Dylan at Mad Sq Gdn - starts first tour in 8  years
    Feb   4     Patty   Hearst,   19,   kidnapped   by   the  SLA
    Mar       Pentagon  requests  additional  $474  million   for
Saigon                military aid; Congress (House) denies fund-
ing request               for the first time since the 1964  Ton-
kin  Gulf  resolution     Apr 1     Jane Fonda arrives in Vietnam
on second visit     Apr 15    Patty Hearst & 8 others rob SF bank
    May       Mohawks    establish    Ganienkah   settlement   in
              Adirondack Mountains Park, NY  74  June      Nature
publishes     Sherwood     Rowlands     of     U.C.      Irvine's
              pioneer research on depletion of  the  ozone  layer
    July   30   Watergate:   House   Judiciary  Committee  adopts
              three articles of impeachment     July  30   Water-
gate:   Supreme   Court   upholds   subpoena   on   Nixon  tapes.
              Nixon  turns  them  over   July   30   &   Aug   5.
    Aug       Kerouac   School  of  Disembodied  Poetics  founded
              in Boulder by Allen Ginsberg & Anne Waldman     Aug
5     Watergate:   Tape   transcripts   indicate   Nixon  impeded
              the investigation     Aug 8&9   Nixon resigns, Ford
sworn   in                ?Springstein  first  played  the  Roxy?
    Sept      Ford    grants    amnesty    to    draft    evaders
    (Sept     Green  Revolution  plan announced)     Sept 16   US
Dist  Ct  dismisses   all   charges   against   Banks   &   Means
              for  Wounded Knee takeover     (Oct      WE Epilog)
    Oct       US  airlift  of  military  supplies  to  Cambodia's
              Lon   Nol  regime  suspended  until  March      Oct
7     John  Lennon   finally   given   legal   status   to   stay
              in   the   US   (after   3   year   legal   battle)
    Nov       Jerry Brown elected Gov of Calif (1974-1982)      N
5-16    World  Food Conference, Rome (Lappe?)     Nov 13    Karen
Silkwood, investigating Kerr-McGee xxx,                killed  in
controversial  auto  accident      Nov  20    US files anti-trust
suit against AT&T     Nov 21    Congress overrides Ford's veto to
pass               the Freedom of Information Act

1974                                                                           
         MUSIC
/   CINEMA  /  PUBLISHING                RS:  Only  Rock  &  Roll
              *Joni Mitchell: Court & Spark                     &
Miles   of   Aisles                 Lennon:   Walls   &   Bridges
              Eric   Clapton:    461    Ocean    Blvd    (August)
              *Queen  (Heavy  Metal)                *Gentle Giant
              *Electric Light  Orchestra                *Germany:
Tangerine   Dream                 *Toots  &  The  Maytals:  first
              Maria Muldaur               Dylan: Planet  Waves  &
Blood  on  the Tracks (which was first?)               74-75 Rol-
ling Thunder Revue tour

              TV:         (Kojak)                       Chinatown
              (Monty Python & the Holy Grail)               Lenny
(w Dustin Hoffman)               Equus               Wim Wenders:
Alice  in  the  Cities                The  Conversation (Coppola)
is this the master plot one? no               (The Sting)

              Robert Pirsig: Zen & the Art of  Motorcycle  Repair
              Carlos  Castaneda: Tales of Power               The
Dispossessed - Ursula LeGuin                The  Power  Broker  -
Robert     Caro                   Spiritual    Community    Guide
              A Pilgrim's Guide to Planet Earth               The
Connection                 Native   Funk   &  Flash  -  Jacopetti
              How to Grow More Vegetables  .  .  .  -  J  Jeavons
              The Gardener's Catalogue               Country Fur-
niture                  Gary    Snyder    -     Turtle     Island
              Rolling  Thunder  - Doug Boyd               New Age
Journal founded by                    East  West  Journal  editor
Robert  Hargrove,                      advertising  director Eric
Utne,  and  other   staff                 CoEvolution   Quarterly
              All     the     President's    Men    (the    book)
              Fear of Flying                              Streak-
ing  (yes)               Answering machines               Digital
watches                  People    Magazine     started     (Feb)
              Isle  of  Calif  mural  behind SaMo post office (LA
Fine Arts Squad)               Farallones Institute founded

1975                                                                           
         Inf-
lation    +    Highest    unemployment    since    the   thirties
              (Whip Inflation Now - according to Washington  mag)
              Also  high  interest  rates               Also ?in-
surance  rates?  triple                 draft   registration   is
suspended                Sen  Frank Church launches investigation
which reveals               CIA conducted illegal surveillance of
American                citizens & plotted to assassinate foreign
leaders i.e. Castro               Sam Giancana, Mafia  chieftain,
murdered  in his Chicago home,               following reports of
his involvement in CIA Castro plot               Hoffa disappears
              Former  United  Mine Workers pres Tony Boyle starts
jail               sentence for ordering murder of union opponent
Joseph                    Yablonski,      wife     &     daughter
              Calif  passes  Agricultural  Labor  Relations   Act
              (grants  farm  workers right to collective bargain-
ing,               establishes a minimum wage, & abolishes  child
labor  in                the  fields)               New York City
almost goes bankrupt (75-76)               Tom  Donahue,  founder
of progressive? radio, dies               Lennon goes into seclu-
sion for five years               Bunny Wailer goes  into  seclu-
sion  for 7 1/2               Z Budapest arrested for tarot read-
ing                 (9    years    to    Supreme    Court    win)
              Rolling   Thunder   Revue   (into   Jan  at  least)
              Frances Moore Lappe &  Joseph  Collins  start  IFDP
              Airlines  start  to be deregulated -> cheaper fares
              Franco dies (Spain) (Nov 20) -  36  years  dictator
              Dictatorship    ends    in    Greece    (74?   75?)
              ?World wide famines                Architect  Frank
Gehry creates second "deconstructivist"               style house
(LA?); Netherlands designers Koolhaas               and Zenghelis
also do first deconstructivist buildings

    Jan 1     Menominee Indians seize unused  Gresham,  Wisconsin
              Roman  Catholic  novitiate  (to  Feb 4, when church
              promises to deed it to them for a tribal  hospital)
    Jan       Vondel  Park,  Amsterdam  closed to camping     Jan
7     Major auto producers announce rebates      Apr  17    Khmer
Rouge  take  over Cambodia (after 5 year war)               (When
does slaughter start)     Apr 25    Moderates (Socialists & Popu-
lar Democrats) win the               first free elections in Por-
tugal in over 50 years      A  30-My   "Fall  of  Saigon":  North
Vietnamese  troops  enter  Saigon      May       Pathet Lao begin
takeover of Laos     May 1     Stock Market  commissions  deregu-
lated,                starting  Stock  Market  shake-out      May
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