SOURCE: The New Yorker
Rewinding Jimi Hendrix’s National Anthem
"Jimi’s Woodstock anthem was both an expression of protest at the obscene violence of a wholly unnecessary war and an affirmation of aspects of the American experiment entirely worth fighting for."
How The Media Covered Woodstock – and How Woodstock Changed The Media
by Harlan Lebo
Woodstock was a milestone – not just in coverage of the music scene, but also in broader media exploration of social and economic issues that affect younger audiences.
The Cultural History of Woodstock and a Message of Hope
by Harlan Lebo
The Woodstock weekend marked the beginning of a new era in America, a new consciousness about the way the world could be.
SOURCE: New York Times
It’s the Anniversary of Everything!
What is this ceaseless looking backward?
Woodstock, The Moon Landing and Sesame Street, Too: 50 Years of American Cult Art
by Bruce Chadwick
The Norman Rockweel Museum is celebrating the year 1969 not with an exhibit about politics or history, but one about how artists showcased their work in that one, single year.
Woodstock at 50: A Conversation with Award Winning Filmmaker Barak Goodman
by Jonathan Montano
Goodman's latest documentary, "Woodstock: Three Days That Changed a Generation," premieres on PBS August 6th.
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