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Ginsburg calls, Kissinger answers

Monday, 23 April, 2012

On this day in 1971, US National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger took a phone call from the poet Allen Ginsberg. The icon of the Beat generation proposed a meeting between the Nixon administration and various peace advocates to discuss ending the Vietnam War. Snippet: Ginsberg: I am calling to request partly of Senator McCarthy… My […]

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