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5 Woodstock Photographers on the Images That Moved Them Most

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Fifty years ago, nearly half a million people convened at Max Yasgur ‘s farm in Bethel, New York , for the first Woodstock Arts & Music Festival in August 1969. Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music,” the event featured now-iconic sets from acts like Jimi Hendrix, Santana and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. In an era before large-scale festivals were the norm and well before the advent of cell phones, the weekend was marked by issues with traffic, weather, overpopulation and under-preparation. But Woodstock is still considered one of the era's most memorable and...
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