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Summer of Love Turns 50

| Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
A young couple dance under a psychedelic light show at 'The Electric Circus' nightclub on St. Marks Place in the East Village in New York, Nov. 13, 1967. The 'Electric Circus' embodied the wild and creative side of 1960's club culture. Below the Electric Circus is the entrance to 'The Dom' ballroom which Andy Warhol leased in 1966 to hold his 'Exploding Plastic Inevitable' multi-media events that featured the band 'The Velvet Underground' (AP Photo)
A young couple dance under a psychedelic light show at 'The Electric Circus' nightclub on St. Marks Place in the East Village in New York, Nov. 13, 1967. The 'Electric Circus' embodied the wild and creative side of 1960's club culture. Below the Electric Circus is the entrance to 'The Dom' ballroom which Andy Warhol leased in 1966 to hold his 'Exploding Plastic Inevitable' multi-media events that featured the band 'The Velvet Underground' (AP Photo)
Fashions of the day are for sale in a boutique in  'The Electric Circus' nightclub on St. Marks Place in the East Village in New York, Nov. 13, 1967. The 'Electric Circus' embodied the wild and creative side of 1960's club culture. Below the Electric Circus is the entrance to 'The Dom' ballroom which Andy Warhol leased in 1966 to hold his 'Exploding Plastic Inevitable' multi-media events that featured the band 'The Velvet Underground' (AP Photo)
Fashions of the day are for sale in a boutique in 'The Electric Circus' nightclub on St. Marks Place in the East Village in New York, Nov. 13, 1967. The 'Electric Circus' embodied the wild and creative side of 1960's club culture. Below the Electric Circus is the entrance to 'The Dom' ballroom which Andy Warhol leased in 1966 to hold his 'Exploding Plastic Inevitable' multi-media events that featured the band 'The Velvet Underground' (AP Photo)
FILE - In this June 18, 1967 file photo, Jimi Hendrix performs at the Monterey Pop Festival in Monterey, Calif. Before Burning Man and Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Governors Island, there was Monterey Pop. (Monterey Herald via AP)
FILE - In this June 18, 1967 file photo, Jimi Hendrix performs at the Monterey Pop Festival in Monterey, Calif. Before Burning Man and Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Governors Island, there was Monterey Pop. (Monterey Herald via AP)
An infantryman of the U.S. 25th Division rushes for cover as he comes under sniper fire near the village of Rach Kien
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An infantryman of the U.S. 25th Division rushes for cover as he comes under sniper fire near the village of Rach Kien
FILE - In this June 1967 file photo, Paul McCartney, from left, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon of The Beatles appear backstage during a break in rehearsals for the live broadcast on the 'Our World' program at EMI studios in London. Half a century after the Beatles’ psychedelic landmark, 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album, it stands as just one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this June 1967 file photo, Paul McCartney, from left, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon of The Beatles appear backstage during a break in rehearsals for the live broadcast on the 'Our World' program at EMI studios in London. Half a century after the Beatles’ psychedelic landmark, 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album, it stands as just one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now. (AP Photo, File)
This Monday, May 22, 2017 photo shows a building painted in tribute to the 50th anniversary of the 'Summer of Love' on Haight Street in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
This Monday, May 22, 2017 photo shows a building painted in tribute to the 50th anniversary of the 'Summer of Love' on Haight Street in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
This Wednesday, May 10, 2017 photo shows a display of buttons in the exhibit 'The Summer of Love Experience, Art, Fashion and Rock and Roll' in Golden Gate Park at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
This Wednesday, May 10, 2017 photo shows a display of buttons in the exhibit 'The Summer of Love Experience, Art, Fashion and Rock and Roll' in Golden Gate Park at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1967, file photo, a man carries a guitar, a loaf of bread and a knapsack as he walks down the street away from the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1967, file photo, a man carries a guitar, a loaf of bread and a knapsack as he walks down the street away from the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco. (AP Photo/File)
Fine weather and music bring thousands of young San Franciscans to the famous Golden Gate Park for an the 'Human Be-In,' Jan. 14, 1967. Some relax and enjoy while others dance. (AP Photo/Bob Klein)
Fine weather and music bring thousands of young San Franciscans to the famous Golden Gate Park for an the 'Human Be-In,' Jan. 14, 1967. Some relax and enjoy while others dance. (AP Photo/Bob Klein)
In this June 17, 1967 photo is the scene on the football field at Monterey Peninsula College where over 20,000 people camped during the Monterey Pop Festival in Monterey, Calif. Before Burning Man and Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Governors Island, there was Monterey Pop. Fifty years ago in June 2017, the three-day concert in the San Francisco Bay area gave birth to the 'Summer of Love'' and paved the way for today's popular festivals. (Monterey Herald via AP)
In this June 17, 1967 photo is the scene on the football field at Monterey Peninsula College where over 20,000 people camped during the Monterey Pop Festival in Monterey, Calif. Before Burning Man and Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Governors Island, there was Monterey Pop. Fifty years ago in June 2017, the three-day concert in the San Francisco Bay area gave birth to the 'Summer of Love'' and paved the way for today's popular festivals. (Monterey Herald via AP)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 photo, Sunny Powers conducts her Haight Ashbury Flower Power Walking Tour as a woman walks past the free medical clinic in San Francisco. San Francisco, now a hub of technology is unrecognizable from its grittier, more freewheeling former self. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 photo, Sunny Powers conducts her Haight Ashbury Flower Power Walking Tour as a woman walks past the free medical clinic in San Francisco. San Francisco, now a hub of technology is unrecognizable from its grittier, more freewheeling former self. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
American individualism comes out even in the jungle of South Vietnam as they are expressed in helmets of fighting G.I.'s in 1967. The Penn Area Library will screen Ken Burns' forthcoming Vietnam documentary beginning Sept. 22, 2017.
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American individualism comes out even in the jungle of South Vietnam as they are expressed in helmets of fighting G.I.'s in 1967. The Penn Area Library will screen Ken Burns' forthcoming Vietnam documentary beginning Sept. 22, 2017.
A National Guardsman stands at the ready at a Detroit intersection during the summer riots of 1967.  A terrible new slogan had replaced the South's 'We shall overcome.'  It was 'Burn, baby, burn.'  And frustration and despair erupted from the sidewalks of the northern cities where blacks saw little change following the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  (AP Photo)
A National Guardsman stands at the ready at a Detroit intersection during the summer riots of 1967. A terrible new slogan had replaced the South's 'We shall overcome.' It was 'Burn, baby, burn.' And frustration and despair erupted from the sidewalks of the northern cities where blacks saw little change following the Voting Rights Act of 1965. (AP Photo)
A young couple dances a as psychedelic light show is projected on them at 'The Electric Circus' nightclub on St. Mark's Place in the East Village section of New York
A young couple dances a as psychedelic light show is projected on them at 'The Electric Circus' nightclub on St. Mark's Place in the East Village section of New York
An unidentified long-haired hippie sits on a fog shrouded bench at Golden Gate Park, September 13, 1967, San Francisco, Calif. The cold, damp climate during July and August discouraged many of the hippies from remaining. City officials and resident hippies agree that about as many of the cultists moved out as arrived each week.  (AP Photo/ Robert W. Klein)
An unidentified long-haired hippie sits on a fog shrouded bench at Golden Gate Park, September 13, 1967, San Francisco, Calif. The cold, damp climate during July and August discouraged many of the hippies from remaining. City officials and resident hippies agree that about as many of the cultists moved out as arrived each week. (AP Photo/ Robert W. Klein)
Beatle John Lennon appears as Private Gripweed in his first dramatic role in the 1967 movie 'How I Won the War,' filmed on location in Spain.  (AP Photo)
Beatle John Lennon appears as Private Gripweed in his first dramatic role in the 1967 movie 'How I Won the War,' filmed on location in Spain. (AP Photo)
Lee Meredith with Zero Mostell and Gene Wilder in a scene from the movie 'The Producers' July 1967. (AP Photo)
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Lee Meredith with Zero Mostell and Gene Wilder in a scene from the movie 'The Producers' July 1967. (AP Photo)
Rep. Adam Clayton Powell stands amid a throng of supporters on the House steps of the U.S. Capitol building, Jan. 10, 1967, in Washington.  Powell spoke to the crowd as he left the Capitol after the vote of the House of Representatives which denied him his seat while an investigation is being made of the Harlem congressman.  (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)
Rep. Adam Clayton Powell stands amid a throng of supporters on the House steps of the U.S. Capitol building, Jan. 10, 1967, in Washington. Powell spoke to the crowd as he left the Capitol after the vote of the House of Representatives which denied him his seat while an investigation is being made of the Harlem congressman. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)
Allen Ginsberg, right and Timothy Leary, with back to camera, two leading figures in the counterculture movement of the 1960's are shown here at a 'Human Be-In' at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Jan. 14, 1967. The event was a prelude to the 'Summer of Love', which brought the hippie experience into the American mainstream. (AP Photo/Bob Klein)
Allen Ginsberg, right and Timothy Leary, with back to camera, two leading figures in the counterculture movement of the 1960's are shown here at a 'Human Be-In' at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Jan. 14, 1967. The event was a prelude to the 'Summer of Love', which brought the hippie experience into the American mainstream. (AP Photo/Bob Klein)
A hippie taunts a New York City policeman with what he called a 'Joint' (marijuana cigarette) October 7, 1967 during a demonstration at New York's Bellevue Hospital. The flower-power set entered the psychiatric building at the hospital demanding that the hospital stop the alleged use of 'Mind-Contracting Drugs' on mental patients. (AP Photo)
A hippie taunts a New York City policeman with what he called a 'Joint' (marijuana cigarette) October 7, 1967 during a demonstration at New York's Bellevue Hospital. The flower-power set entered the psychiatric building at the hospital demanding that the hospital stop the alleged use of 'Mind-Contracting Drugs' on mental patients. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 1967 file photo, band leader Duke Ellington, left, and his big band appear at Bal Pare, in Munich. Ellington was past 70 in 1967, but adventurous and creative as ever. His Grammy-winning album 'Far East Suite' drew upon Ellington’s tour of India, Iran and other nearby countries and was among his last collaborations with Billy Strayhorn, who died in May of that year.  (AP Photo/Frings, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 1967 file photo, band leader Duke Ellington, left, and his big band appear at Bal Pare, in Munich. Ellington was past 70 in 1967, but adventurous and creative as ever. His Grammy-winning album 'Far East Suite' drew upon Ellington’s tour of India, Iran and other nearby countries and was among his last collaborations with Billy Strayhorn, who died in May of that year. (AP Photo/Frings, File)
FILE - This undated file photo shows members of the Grateful Dead band
FILE - This undated file photo shows members of the Grateful Dead band
FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 1967 file photo, Judy Smith, wearing face paint and flowers in her hair, smiles as she and others gather at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Fifty years ago, throngs of American youth descended on San Francisco to join a cultural revolution. (AP Photo/Robert W. Klein, File)
FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 1967 file photo, Judy Smith, wearing face paint and flowers in her hair, smiles as she and others gather at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Fifty years ago, throngs of American youth descended on San Francisco to join a cultural revolution. (AP Photo/Robert W. Klein, File)
One Hippie who refused to cooperate with the police is dragged away to be put in the paddie wagon and taken to jail
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One Hippie who refused to cooperate with the police is dragged away to be put in the paddie wagon and taken to jail
A truckload of hippie anti-Vietnam War demonstrators arrives to join the estimated 60
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A truckload of hippie anti-Vietnam War demonstrators arrives to join the estimated 60
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