OH 1535

Businessman. His experiences while attending the Texas International Pop Festival, Lewisville, Texas, August 30-September 1, 1969. His parents’ expectations for their children; influence of attending Walden Preparatory School, Dallas, Texas; his difficulty in fitting in at Highland Park High School; his teenage activities at Lee Park, Dallas, and his introduction to the hippie counterculture; conflicts with rednecks; influence of the Sixties musical groups; influence of the Beatles; his decision to attend the Texas International Pop festival; drug use at the festival; light shows at the festival; comments about the Led Zeppelin performance; skinny-dipping in Lake Dallas; comments about the heat, food, and drink, and the size of the crowd; his bad “trip” from taking LSD after the festival; his rebellion against teachers, police, and his parents; the lasting effects of the festival on his life.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 52 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Dennis Tittle
Date of Interview January 3, 2004

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