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The Republic of Rock, by Michael J. Kramer

During the Vietnam War, San Fran­cisco was the center of antiwar protest and the counterculture. Nothing could seem more antithetical to the war effort than the drug culture of the city’s Haight-Ashbury district. Michael J. Kramer documents how the youth who congregated in San Francisco and those who reluctantly marched off to the war in Vietnam had quite a bit in common. Rock music provided the background t