Latest Ginsberg Stories

2013-07-09 23:25:24

Alan Kaufman, author of Drunken Angel, leads a panel about the Beats with other notable Beat scholars. (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 The first time Alan Kaufman met Ginsberg, in the early ‘70s, the younger writer was an undergraduate at Queens College and heard that the poet would be reading at Columbia and rushed over to hear him. Later, Kaufman worked with Ginsberg throughout the ’90s, occasionally traveling with him to conferences abroad. In Kaufman’s memoir, Drunken Angel, he featured...

2009-11-09 12:18:17

Vitaly Ginzburg, one of the creators of the Soviet hydrogen bomb and later a Nobel Prize-winning Russian physicist, died in Moscow on Sunday at the age of 93, The Associated Press reported. The Russian Academy of Sciences said on Monday that Ginzburg died late Sunday of cardiac arrest. Ginsburg and two other scientists won the 2003 Nobel Prize in physics for their contribution to theories on superconductivity. He was born in Moscow on October 4, 1916 to a doctor mother who died of typhoid in...

2009-10-03 15:50:36

C-SPAN will offer interviews with current and past U.S. Supreme Court justices during the U.S. cable network's Supreme Court Week, The Washington Post said. The Post reported Saturday that viewers of the C-SPAN special The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court, set to begin on Sunday, will receive an inside look at the nation's top court and the people who sit the bench. Interspersed among the individual interviews with current and retired justices will be a Supreme Court tour with...

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