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The Beat Hotel

PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 1:18 pm
by NormanD
Once again, another good 30 minute BBC radio documentary. This one features the story of the "Beat Hotel" - the Parisian cheap hotel that housed many ex-pat American writers in the late 1950s/early 60s: Ginsberg, Burroughs, Corso, etc. Stories of Dream Machines, cut ups, police murders of Algerians, Buddhism, poetry, and low rent.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01p0sb1