On this day, 100,000 demonstrators assembled in the US capital to ‘confront the war makers’ in the growing protest movement against the Vietnam war.
Abbie Hoffman, co-founder of the counter-culture group, the Yippies, announced that while they were there the protestors would levitate the Pentagon 300 feet into the air by the power of meditation. The beat poet Allen Ginsberg led the crowd in Tibetan chants, while Ed Sanders and his band, the Fugs, carried out an exorcism, during which they called on ‘the demons of the Pentagon to rid themselves of the cancerous tumours of the war generals’.
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