The Electric Kool-aid Acid Test - Chapter XIX The Trips Festival Summary & Analysis

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Some people react very negatively toward Kesey and The Acid Tests. Owsley thinks that Kesey is dangerous and talks as if he is about to cut off the Pranksters' LSD supply. Richard Alpert, a man who had given up his career as an academic psychologist for the psychedelic movement, thinks that the antics of Kesey and the Pranksters seriously threaten the movement. Many others in the movement expect the Pranksters to suddenly do something so outrageous that the movement will be killed at any moment. The police watch closely, but because LSD is not yet illegal, they can take no actions against Kesey and crew.

Owsley decides to financially back the Grateful Dead. The band becomes well-equipped with sound gear, lighting and instruments. Acid rock emerges as a new music genre, sometimes referred to as rock jazz...

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