• The Beat Generation

    Published in March 2004

    Jack Kerouac, the father of the Beat Generation was born on March 12th, 1922. He might still have been alive today were it not for the reckless way in which he and his friends lived – half died young and half went on to become famous writers/poets in their own right. This week we take a look at this extraordinary group of people, and particularly Jack Kerouac, who shaped the United States of the 1950s and the generations to come.

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