The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test - Chapter VI The Bus Summary & Analysis

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Wolfe describes Kesey and the crew's journey to New York for the 1964 World's Fair. Kesey buys a 1939 International Harvester school bus, which the Pranksters paint in gaudy designs and colors while flying high on LSD and just about every other drug imaginable for the period. They also add a great deal of audio-visual equipment for recording and broadcasting. The roof of the bus is redesigned to allow people to sit on top and play instruments, if their "thing" demands, including drums. Kesey and crew take the loud bus full of stoned hippies on a test run in California. A state trooper stops the bus but lets them off without a ticket due to the strange antics of the passengers.

The bus heads out toward New York with Kesey, Babbs, Page Browning, George Walker, Sandy, Jane Burton, Mike Hagen, Kesey's...

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