LSD Lovefest Report (KTVU)
KTVU news footage from c1966 with Claud Mann reporting at an "LSD Lovefest", including views of people having fun in a park, listening to jazz music and of an interview, in which a spokesman attempts to answer the question "what are you trying to prove." Also features scenes of people dancing, of Phil Lesh from the Grateful Dead having a beer and of a young man goofing off for the camera, wearing a sign which reads: "LSD SAVES." Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
The man being interviewed here is also interviewed in a KRON newsfilm clip shot on 12/17/1966 in the Haight Ashbury, where he is encouraging people to enjoy the moment. If anyone can positively identify him, please let us know.
Note: this 16mm film print was transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using a Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in January 2022.
- Originally aired on
- Date aired
- Recording medium
- 16mm b&w, magnetic sound/silent film
- Rights for this video belong to
- Cox Enterprises Inc/KTVU
- Type of material
- archival newsfilm
- KRON 114-1