Hippies and the Counterculture

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Day Seven
The Drug Years: Episode Two Assignment: The second episode in VH1's documentary The Drug Years cites several events and/or factors that people point to when asked, "What killed the spirit of the 1960s?"  Watch this episode, which begins at 43:15 of the link above, and as you watch, list as many items as you can.  I'm looking for about 8. 

Hunter S. Thompson & Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Assignment: Thompson's book, which was published in 1971, reveals the change in overall optimistic vibe and tone to pessimistic.  Based on the excerpts provided in the link above, how does Thompson depict the spirit?  What words best describe the changed spirit?  Write a response to this question.

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Hippies v. Activists: Kesey's Speech

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What am I reading now?

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
American Gods
The Quiet American
Inside Out & Back Again
The Tiger Rising