The Hippie Temptation (1967)


CBS TV news special hosted by Harry Reasoner explores the way-out world of the Hippies and the Haight-Ashbury psychedelic 1960s LSD scene. Footage of LSDs users experiencing bummer trips. The Diggers, the Oracle and cool street and Golden Gate Park scenes with hippies tripping out. The Grateful Dead are interviewed and are shown performing “Dancin’ in the Streets” on a flatbed truck in Golden Gate Park. 

Writer: Warren Wallace.
Stars: Harry Reasoner, Warren Wallace, Peter Coyote, The Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir.


Many thanks to stadtwerker for this incredible share. There’s other copies of this TV special out there but far from looking as good as this one looks. Enjoy!

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  1. nick
    August 28, 2023

    This sounds fascinating!! Many thanks!!

  2. Jimmy
    May 18, 2024

    The download link is dead
    Is it possible re-activate it?
    Thank you so much!

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