Spangles (1948) The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984.
August 15, 1969. Richie Havens, the first act of the festival, welcomes a crowd of several hundred thousand to the fields of Max Yasgur's farm—which is quickly becoming the second-largest city in New York State. The story of the festival begins with Michael Lang. On the ground with the talent, the townspeople, and his handpicked crew, Lang had a unique perspective of the festival. This book tells the story from inspiration to celebration, capturing all the magic, mayhem, and mud in between.