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Howl Legacy: The Continuing Battle for Free Expression
Sponsor The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Type of Event Arts & Culture
Description The publishing and defending of Allen Ginsberg’s seminal poem Howl are landmarks in the history of freedom of speech, obscenity issues, and the censorship of literary works. This panel discusses how the fight against censorship continues today. Moderated by Peter Maravelis of City Lights Booksellers and includes panelists Rebecca Farmer of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Mark Rumold of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and James Wheaton of the First Amendment Project. Presented in conjunction with The Allen Ginsberg Festival and the exhibition Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
Date/Dates July 14 2013
Times 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost FREE with regular admission as follows: members and youth 18 and under, Free; General Admission, $12; Students with a valid ID and Seniors, $10.
Street Address 735 Mission Street Google Map
Location San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Contact Name thecontemporaryjewishmuseum
Phone Number (415) 655-7800
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Audience People of All Faiths, Gay/Lesbian, Families, Couples
People who are interested in Popular Culture