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'.

Note: this film reversal print was re-transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using our Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in February 2020.

Type of material
archival news film
Duration
4:00
16mm, color co-magnetic silent/sound film
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Date aired
10/21/69
Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Identifier
KPIX 100479
Views
3882

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