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These kind of bold-name anecdotes, interspersed with neo-Hindu philosophy, made up most of the conversation; the two also unfortunately slipped into some Baby Boomer self-congratulation, like when they spoke, for example, of how back then (unlike today!) people wrote lyrics that had meaning, which the audience applauded heartily. (Groan!) They did give young people a little credit, though: after Donovan's soundcheck that afternoon, he went down to a cafe with his friend, the poet George Wallace, to talk about Charlie Chaplin and socialism. From there, he witnessed the Occupy march coming down Broadway, and was impressed by its "great rush of enthusiasm." "If you're gonna do it again," he said (meaning protest? The 60s?), "do it often."
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