Salient. Victoria University of Wellington Student's Newspaper. Volume 31, Number 1. March 3 1968
The appearance in the streets of Buenos Aires of young men and women wearing long hair, beads, bells and extravagant clothes has begun to alarm the square or nonhippie public.
In the first day and a half of police action. 58 hippies were rounded up for questioning. Most, of them have now been released, but some have been held in charges ranging from vagrancy, moral offences and "political extremism." according to the police report.