San Francisco: The Trystero Company, 1968. 16p., folded tabloid, illus., very lightly toned, the lightest hint of fraying, else very good.
S.F.'s main political underground paper. Cover features the start of "I am a free, man Governor," a lengthy open letter by Eldridge Cleaver to Gov. Ronald Reagan, which continues inside over several pages. Marvin Garson makes clear his distaste for RFK running for president, two pages of translated reports from the May '68 barricades in Paris, a full-page celebration of the Beatles dumping the Maharishi, and the centerspread given over to photos and an amusing Sandy Darlington review of the rock show at the Santa Clara Cty. Fairgrounds featuring Country Joe and the Fish, the Youngbloods, Janis Joplin, the Jefferson Airplane, Steve Miller, and the Grateful Dead. Backcover is "Hope" poster by a psychedelicized John Thompson in top form.