Woodstock Dickens said it first: ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times’. It’s a amalgam that will never be reproduced again,” said Burt Feldman, a Bethel town historian. That weekend, there were liars, lovers, prophets and profiteers. They all made love money and a little history.
Over all, the bash cost more than 2. 4 million dollars. Four completely different people sponsored it. There was John Roberts, Joel Rosen man, Artie Korn feld and Michael Lang. The oldest was only 26, and the youngest man being only 23.
All four of the guys didn’t agree on much, butt they did agree on a slogan, ” Three Days of Peace and Music.” They figured that the “peace” would help promote the anti-war act and they figured it might also decrease violence. The Dove on the Guitar was originally a catbird perched on a flute. But, because of the Peace slogan and mostly rock-n-roll music called for the dove on the guitar. They designed about 50, 000 people, even though, they said that there was a possibility that 100, 000 to even 150, 000 people may be attending.
The amplifier’s, at their lowest setting, would cause pain to anyone standing within a ten foot radius of the speakers. Friday through Monday, everyone who had been there had a time that they would never forget, had it have been good, or had it have been bad. There were three deaths through out the entire weekend. One of the deaths was caused by a tractor accident, and the other two were both drug overdoses. All together, there were 5162 medical cases, according to the State Health Department. 797 of the illnesses were caused by drug overdose.
... a few years back. During this time people in America also became law breakers.Most people violated the eighteenth amendment without a seconds ... rise of leisure and it was the time when moral and art constraints weakened. People no longer would look toward political figures ... an increase in organized crime. Since alcohol was not legal people began to get greedy over it. Alcohol production increased as ...
Two years after Woodstock; Woodstock the movie came out, and the creator said “It was the greatest time of our life. We bonded as children; we bonded as men.” Bibliography.