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Mods and Rockers

How clashes between youth gangs at the English resort of Brighton sparked moral panic in 1964.

In 1964, rival youth gangs clashed at the English resort of Brighton over the Bank Holiday weekend. The fighting sparked moral panic about a generation of apparent juvenile delinquents. Witness speaks to Alfredo Marcantonio, a Mod who was caught up in the clashes.

(Photo: Mods confined to Brighton beach by the police. Credit: Getty Images)

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