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Hippies take over from the Beatniks

Lillian Roxon, Sydney Morning Herald, the, 4 March 1967

A new youth grouping, the Hippies, has sprung up in San Francisco and promises to spread over America and to Europe. Hippies are still way-out, says LILLIAN ROXON, but they have an essential gaiety and zest for life which the Beatniks, whom they replace, scorned in their Bomb-dominated philosophy.

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