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The National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse, 1971-1972 by (2 Stories)

Prompted By Drugs and Alcohol

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The 1960s were a time of political and social turmoil in the US, caused mainly by our involvement in an unpopular war in Vietnam. But there were other reasons, too, among them the rise in marijuana use by high-school and college students.
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Count Basie and Joe Williams at Birdland, 1956 by (2 Stories)

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He [Wiilliams] was a tall, striking man, and he had a distinctive trait when he sang: he didn't make gestures of any kind. Rather, he stood completely still, with his arms at his sides, and let his voice carry the message, and what a voice it was, strong and flexible, and he could do anything with it, even sing a few lines of Everyday in a near yodel.
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