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Our Hippies — What They Say and Do

Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 19 May 1967

IN SAN Francisco a sight-seeing bus runs tours into the Haight-Ashbury district billing it as "the only foreign tour within the continental limits of the United States." Haight-Ashbury, of course, is the hippy center in San Francisco. Indeed the whole hippy culture, movement or mystique — it's all those things — is foreign to most Americans.

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