1 hour 40 minutes
Allen Ginsberg read at Portland State College as a guest speaker for a Spring 1967 Department of Continuing Education seminar on LSD led by Gary Koeppel.
For this event, Ginsberg read his poems "Who Be Kind To," "Uptown New York," "Coliseum 2/27/65," "First Party at Ken Kesey's with the Hell's Angels," "This Form of Life Needs Sex," "Beginning of a Long Poem on These States," and segments of "To America" and "Wichita Vortex Sutra."
Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.
Poetry, Allen Ginsberg -- 1926-1997
Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/2 track, mono, 2 tracks recorded
This performance of Allen Ginsberg is made available, with the generous permission of the Allen Ginsberg Estate, for educational and non-commercial use only. It cannot be reproduced in any form, distributed or played for commercial purposes. All inquiries regarding reproduction, licensing, or distribution of Allen Ginsberg’s work must be directed to the Allen Ginsberg Estate at (allenginsberg.org)
Ginsberg, Allen, ""Poetry Reading"" (1967). Special Collections: Oregon Public Speakers. 212.