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Also of note in the Rocky Mountain states

* The luminaries of the 1950s ''Beat Generation'' including author Ken Kesey; poets Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, as well as Abbie Hoffman and Timothy Leary gathered in Boulder, Colorado with 300 others to celebrate the silver anniversary of Jack Kerouac's classic, ''On the Road.'' This generation, with its disdain for hypocrisy and critical view of American society, was the guiding light of the social revolution of the '60s, said Hoffman. But Timothy Leary disagreed, saying that it had little political effect because ''the same old crew'' is back in control in Washington, D.C.

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