1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 4 min., 1 sec.
Spielberg discusses the Beatnik poetry movement, both superficial and deeper aspects, and how the term "Beatnik" is a misnomer. He reads from several poems. Lecture begins 47 seconds into recording, and is cut off at end of recording. Original tape has intermittent noises, but is generally intelligible.
Frederic Spielberg lecture on Beatnik poetry, 1960 February 18. Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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