Jack Kerouac Dies

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KPIX Eyewitness News report by Ben Williams from October 21st 1969 in San Francisco, featuring the death of novelist and poet Jack Kerouac. Includes (silent) views of the North Beach neighborhood, City Lights Books and scenes of English Professor Mark Linenthal reading part of Allen Ginsberg's poem 'Sunflower Sutra'.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
10/21/69
Recording medium
16mm, color co-magnetic silent/sound film
4:00
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival news film
Identifier
KPIX 100479
Views
3559

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