Woodstock 1969

Woodstock 1969

Woodstock 1969
Some people thought that Woodstock was a corruption of society while others thought is was a place to express individuality. The festival was originally supposed to take place in Woodstock, New York but plans fell through so it was held in Bethel, New York (Yildez, 1). The land it was held on was a six hundred acre dairy farm. Max Yasgur owned the farm in Sullivan County. John Roberts was twenty-six years old. Roberts had a multi-million dollar trust fund, a degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and a lieutenant?s commission in the army. Needless to say, Roberts supplied the money for the festival. Joel Rosenman was twenty-four years old. He was the son of a Long Island orthodontist and had just graduated from Law School at Yale. Rosenman had been playing the guitar at motel lounges from Long Island to Las Vegas. Rosenman met John Roberts on a golf course in 1966. By 1967 the two were sharing an apartment, trying to figure out what to do with their lives. Artie Kornfield was twenty-five years old. Kornfield was

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