Biographers of Beat Era Writers

Several biographers discussed the lives of Beat poets Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Bob Kaufman among others. They read from their… read more

Several biographers discussed the lives of Beat poets Jack Kerouac,

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Bob Kaufman among others. They read from their books. Mr. Clay wrote a

biography of Bob Kaufman, Jazz, Jail and God. Mr. Nicosia wrote Memory Babe: A Critical Biography of Jack Kerouac. Mr. Cherkovski wrote Whitman’s Wild Children, a

biography of ten Beat poets. close

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Biographers of Beat Era Writers

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Program ID:
76140-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 19, 1997 | 9:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 1997 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 19, 1997 | 9:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 1997 | 12:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 1997 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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