WAP021407 - 5 APRIL 1997 - ON THE YANGTZE RIVER, CHINA: Poet Allen Ginsberg, seen here in a 1985 file photo on a steamboat going through one of the gorges of the Yangtze River during a two-and-a-half month foray to China as a guest of the Chinese Writer's Association. Ginsberg died April 5 in New York City from liver cancer. cs/files UPI
UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 3, 2012.
An exhibition featuring 79 black-and-white portraits by the late U.S. poet Allen Ginsberg has opened at Washington's National Gallery of Art.
Renowned New York-born poet Harold Norse has died in San Francisco, where he resided for decades, said his friend Todd Swindell. Norse was 92.
U.S. actor Jon Hamm is set to play defense attorney Jake Ehrlich in the upcoming film "Howl," Variety.com said.
Jesse Eisenberg, Chris Evans and Ben Whishaw have been cast in "Kill Your Darlings," representatives for the film about the U.S. Beat era said.
Hollywood actor James Franco reportedly is set to play iconic Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in the bio-picture "Howl."
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 3, 2008.
The original typewritten manuscript of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" has gone on display at the University of Texas at Austin, the curator of the exhibit said.
UPI almanac for Sunday, June 3, 2007.
A San Francisco museum dedicated to honoring the Beat Generation has an unusual new exhibit -- the purported remains of Russia's Sputnik I satellite.