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l5. Filmmaker-musicologist-folklorist Harry Smith (seated, left); Victor Bockris (biographer, Burroughs, Warhol, Lou Reed); Allen, in tux,  Leica in hand, was going uptown to George Soros's, New Year's Eve, l986. (William Blake and Berenice Abbott on wall) Five days earlier we'd had Modern Language Association special session on Howl, and Allen had read the poem before 500 scholars.

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