PBS NewsHour

What Woodstock meant for America's culture of rebellion

Clip: 08/16/2019 | 7m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

It’s been 50 years since Woodstock made music history. The groundbreaking festival is seen today as a nexus of freedom, drugs and rock and roll -- and as a defining symbol of 1960s counter-culture, idealism and anti-war sentiment. Jeffrey Brown and producer Courtney Norris spoke with the people who made it all happen about what the seminal event means now, five decades later.

Aired: 08/16/19

Rating: NR

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