Jack Kerouac Dies
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'.
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on October 14, 2011.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 10/21/69
- Recording medium: 16mm, color co-magnetic silent/sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 4:00
- Type of material: archival news film
- KPIX 100479.mp4 (31.91 MB – MPEG4 video)
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