“Make Mud, Not War”! Yes, it’s half a century since the US government made it rain on the Hippies.
by Martin Harris 16/8/19
Arguably the world’s greatest music and youth-culture festival. Peace, love and mind altering substances! Apparently the US military didn’t approve, and decided to test their cloud-seeding capabilities on the peaceniks, turning the festival into a mud bath and declaring it a “disaster zone”. But, thanks God the military were there to rescue those poor hippies, huh?
Yes, five years ago a segment of long lost Woodstock footage gave the game away. And as we celebrate the anniversary of the event that has come to symbolise the Summer Of Love, I thought it an opportune moment to re-introduce the video segment in question:
Interesting that all those years ago, a few of the many concert attendees were wise to what was going on!
Perhaps they were in on the secret Vietnam weather mod op called Project Popeye?