American Experience

Summer of Love: Chapter 1

Clip: Season 29 Episode 12 | 8m

In January 1967, the thousands of youth already in San Francisco descended on Golden Gate Park for a Human Be-In. The media flocked to the event, putting hippies in the national spotlight for the first time. And once the press offered a window into the world of Haight Ashbury, even more young people flooded in.

Aired: 07/25/17

Rating: NR

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