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Episode #403: Vortex

Nixon 'The Vietnam War'and tens of thousands of raging anti-war protestors girding for battle with the American Legion during their Portland convention. Time for a party, right' So went the wisdom of Oregon's Governor Tom McCall during the summer of 1970. His idea' Stage the first-ever state sponsored rock festival, promise 'big name talent,' and host the event just far enough out of town so that the ' hippies' wouldn't wreak havoc on Portland during Nixon's visit.

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