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NEWS FEED SUNDAY: Woodstock: Three Days of Muddy Debauchery

J Robert Smith

  • Aug. 17, 2019
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WHITE LAKE — Tens of thousands of young music fans today began abandoning the muddy chaos of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair.

Advertised as three days of “peace and music,” the fair in this Catskill community has turned into a massive traffic jam in a giant mud puddle that has resulted in the death of one youth and the hospitalization of scores of others, many of them suffering adverse drug reactions.

— UPI Archives, August 16 1969
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