NEW SOCIETY Vol. 5, No. 138 (London: May 20, 1965).
Sm. folio. Newsprint. Contains "Why Drugs?" by Alexander Trocchi, a 2pp. article in defence of the use of marijuana and heroin (it follows "The Drug Danger: A Need for Facts" by TCN Gibbens, written in the wake of the death of Joshua Macmillan. Also: Rory McEwen on Bob Dylan; cover art by Barry Fantoni.
Together with: i) THE LISTENER Vol. LXXIII, No. 1887 (London: May 27, 1965). Contains "Drugs as Escapism", a (sympathetic) response to Trocchi's article by Rev. Bruce Kenrick of the Iona Community.
ii) NEW SOCIETY No. 166 (London: December 2, 1965). Contains a contribution by Alexander Trocchi to "The debate on drugs", a partial response to the Brain committee's recommendations (see also item #58). All issues Very Good.