San Francisco Chronicle coverage of the 50th Anniversary
Throughout 2017, the San Francisco Chronicle provided extensive coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love.
What have the Hippies Contributed to the US Economy?
The Haight-Ashbury hippie movement was the most financially lucrative social movement in American history.
Take a trip and trip out to ‘William Blake and the Age of Aquarius’
How did the long-dead poet, known for his Biblical illustrations and a poem about a tiger, become the prophet of a cultural revolution more than 100 years after his death?
Summer of Love language: Still compelling after all these years
The scene couldn’t have lasted. It was a fleeting eye of calm in a period that Todd Gitlin once described as “a cyclone in a wind tunnel.”
Summer of Love, Summer of War
The best and worst of the ‘60s intersect in 1967’s ‘Monterey Pop’ and a new Vietnam documentary