LSD Lovefest Report (KTVU)

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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

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