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Sep 5, 2008

“...and everything is going to the beat - It's the beat generation, it be-at, it's the beat to keep, it's the beat of the heart, it's being beat and down in the world and like oldtime lowdown and like in ancient civilizations the slave boatmen rowing galleys to a beat and servants spinning pottery to a beat...”
- Jack Kerouac quote

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Play Here 0:00:35 Mother and dad have a big next. O\'Reilly. Thank you Todd Hundley met a couple of weeks ago you ask him questions about the beat generation. And I\'m going to try to provide some answers and its new term which you acknowledge that time. Can\'t. -- fountain head of knowledge in this for god is Allen Ginsberg AB generations poet who\'s going to condemn it and put together in -- book which she cools. Howell. HOW. Ill. Q does that the rise and wistful as of the beat generation we have doctor Margaret mead the world famous sociologists and anthropologists whose newest book. People and places came out just yesterday. Got to me just in passing them. And that\'s quite a passing we\'re doing -- adjunct professor of anthropology at Columbia and associate curator of technology. At the museum of natural history. As usual and understand our discussion under -- full head of steam I just want to ask a brief question to which I would appreciate you both give me a brief. For the benefit of our audience. Who have. Sometimes red underwear and sometimes known something about it but not all about and talk to me would you be kind enough to tell me what is the definition of -- neck. It\'s mainly shares to present for a group of young people who were interest in the -- not engaged in the kind of society we have. Travel around and automobiles and great deal with a good lot of addresses and the men usually wear beards. All right you as a man with a bid mr. Ginsburg what is your answer what is your definition of the beat generation.
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Play Here 0:02:42 That\'s. Our best main newspapers and newspapers are quite corrupt in the sense -- when defenders of any kind of other things to make any sort of sadistic angles or anything final necessarily. The first principle any modern journalism.
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