Letters to the Editor
Published 09/05/2009, The Daily Republic
To the Editor: In regard to the 40th anniversary of Woodstock: The news magazine Newsweek described them as a “youthful, long-haired army, almost as large as the U.S. force in Vietnam.” The news magazine wrote of “wounded hippies” sent to impromptu hospital tents. Some 400,000 of the nation’s affluent young “attended the electric pot dream.” Time gushed with admiration for the gathering.Word count: 864
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