John Ridland: Poetry Reading and Discussion (Reel 1 / Side 1)
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This tape contains John Ridland speaking at the University of Denver on April 24 1968. During his time he reads poetry--some of his own and some belonging to others--and provides some general commentary related to the poems read. Additionally Ridland recounts personal experiences and their influence on his writing and others. A focal point of his discussion is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who had been assassinated 20 days prior to this recording.Total run time: 1:11:46