Woodstock Mastermind Michael Lang, Who Died Last Weekend, Said His Aim Was to Bring Out the Best in Humanity. Did He?

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A CNN newsflash across my iPhone screen on Saturday announced that Michael Lang, who was a driving force behind the Woodstock Music & Arts Fair that turned the summer of 1969 into a life-changing experience for me and many in my generation, had died at 77. When I turned to my daily newspaper…

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Martin D. Hirsch

Martin D. Hirsch

Lapsed singer-songwriter, 35-year accidental company man, citizen of The Woodstock Nation, avid essayist, occasional poet, aspiring author, dogged evolutionary.

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