Video — 1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Writer and naturalist Chet Raymo teaches physics and astronomy at Stonehill College in Massachusetts and writes a science column for the Boston Globe. Here Mr. Raymo reads from his works followed by an interview with author Scott Russell Sanders.
Video — 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
An interview with poet Allen Ginsberg shortly before his death in 1997. Gives an overview of his work and of the Beat literary movement. Ginsberg tells the story of a famous 1955 San Francisco poetry reading where three key themes of the Beat movement-- candor in thought and language, spirituality and environmentalism-- were uncovered for the first time. He reads from three of his poems, including "Kaddish", and tells of his friendship with Jack Kerouac.