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Sat Oct 6, 2012, 01:30 PM

Today in Peace and Justice history on October 6, 1955

Poet Allen Ginsberg read his poem "Howl" for the first time at Six Gallery in San Francisco. The poem was an immediate success that rocked the Beat literary world and set the tone for confessional poetry of the 1960s and later.
"Howl and Other Poems" was printed in England, but its second edition was seized by customs officials as it entered the U.S. continued

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