Media Round Up: 50th Anniversary of the Human Be-In
By Adam Hirschfelder

Winding down at the Human Be-In, January 14, 1967 / Photo by Gene Anthony.

Yesterday’s 50th Anniversary of the Human Be-In, the event that launched the Summer of Love in 1967, captured the attenton of media outlets around the globe, much as the original event did 50 years earlier! Below is an example of some of this coverage:

The San Francisco Chronicle used the 50th Anniversary of the Human Be-In to launch its coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love. Its articles can be found here: http://www.sfchronicle.com/summer-of-love/ as well as here: http://www.sfgate.com/art/article/50th-anniversary-tributes-to-Summer-of-Love-10854816.php

SFWeekly looks back: http://www.sfweekly.com/news/news-news/2017-marks-50-years-since-s-f-s-summer-love/ 

A KPFA special with Grateful Dead historian Dennis McNally and Rosie McGeehttps://kpfa.org/player/?audio=251470

Beyond the Bay Area, the coverage included:

The Oregonian looks back: http://www.oregonlive.com/trending/2017/01/50_years_ago_the_human_be-in_l.html

The Australian Financial Review: http://www.afr.com/lifestyle/the-day-san-francisco-changed-the-world-20170109-gtoa7g

And perhaps the most interesting article was this historical analysis in the Nation:

https://www.thenation.com/article/all-the-human-be-in-was-saying-50-years-ago-was-give-peace-a-chance/

And this from Alternet:

http://www.alternet.org/culture/50-years-later-here-are-3-big-ways-summer-love-still-us