George Whitman

George Whitman

George Whitman was the proprietor of the Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris, which continues to be a popular tourist attraction. He was a contemporary of such Beat poets as Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. Wikipedia*

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George Whitman has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Vignette.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1951 - Present Owner, Shakespeare and Company Videos: 1

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  • Shakespeare and Company Bookstore

    Shakespeare and Company Bookstore

    A tour of the American bookshop called Shakespeare and Company established in Paris in 1917 by Sylvia Beach. It was a bookstore, a…

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