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Audio Interview with Ann Charters

Ann Charters, author of Beat Down to Your Soul: What Was the Beat Generation, The Portable Beat Reader, The Story and Its Writer: An Introduction to Short Fiction, talks with Don Swaim in this 1992 interview about the Beat writers and explains the origin of the words "Beat" and "Beatnik."

Listen to the Ann Charters interview with Don Swaim, February 5, 1992, RealAudio
(40 min. 09 sec.)

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For many years most of the best writers of the English language found their way to Don Swaim's CBS Radio studio in New York. Wired for Books is proud to webcast these interviews in their entirety.

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