Marijuana abstinence-appeal at Seattle's Eagles Auditorium falls on deaf ears on December 4, 1969.

  • By Alan J. Stein
  • Posted 6/13/1999
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 1337
On December 4, 1969, concert promoter Boyd Grafmyre's appeal in the Helix asking Eagles Auditorium fans to refrain from smoking grass and from engaging in other illegal activities in the auditorium sparks two nights of protest.

Sources: Walt Crowley, Rites of Passage: A Memoir of the Sixties in Seattle (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1995), 278.

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