HIPPIE DEFENDS SELF: The July 1967 trial of David Simpson of the Diggers

For one week in July 1967, the San Francisco Chronicle gave continuing day-by-day  coverage to something novel: a surprisingly eloquent and good-looking local hippie — David Simpson, a Digger — somehow able to competently defend himself in court, before a jury, against public nuisance charges…

July 18, 1967 San Francisco Chronicle


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Aug. 3, 1967 San Francisco Chronicle


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