AMERICAN NOTES: Woodstock Matured

Woodstock, Powder Ridge and Altamont are now part of American legend, symbols of the best and worst of times for the once flowering counterculture. So the Summer Jam held last weekend in Watkins Glen, N.Y., seemed somehow an atavism, more a class reunion than a happening, a nostalgic spectacle of youth in search of its youth. "I can't believe it, but I'm selling more milk than beer." said a local store manager. Some hard drugs and lots of marijuana were available, and the 500 deputy sheriffs on the scene were kept busy. Although more than 600,000 people poured into the...

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