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Bob Kaufman, poet : the life and times of an African-American man / written and produced by David Henderson ; narrated by Al Young.

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Program Title:
Bob Kaufman, poet : the life and times of an African-American man / written and produced by David Henderson ; narrated by Al Young.
PRA Archive #: 
SZ0666
Description: 

Documentary from interviews and old recordings which examines the life and work of Bob Kaufman. His life is reconstructed through interviews with scholars, family members and acquaintances. His work is viewed not only politically, but also metaphysically and psychologially. Includes discussion of his battles with alcohol, drug addiction, brutal beatings by police, jailings, shock treatments and psychotropic drug therapy. Includes a rare 1958 recording of Kaufman reading Second April, an epic poem, and an interview with Kaufman discussing aspects of jazz with recordist Henry Jacobs.

Date Recorded on: 
1992.
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Item duration: 
2 reels (120 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1992.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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