Given that almost every life experience improves with the passage of time, making even Dogpatch look good through the rearview mirror, I suppose one cannot overly fault the baby boomers' nostalgic perception of Woodstock as a defining cultural moment. Nevertheless, after reading scores of editorial and letter commentary praising what was largely a three- to four-day period of sex, drugs and rock and roll as a monument to peace, love and music, I must diffuse this notion with a little gentle objectivity.
Woodstock wasn't the great cultural event people remember
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