A Naropa reading from the same year can be found here (and includes the following “found piece” – “Allen Ginsberg On His Search” – Allen Ginsberg, in Chile, 1960, staying with the poet Nicanor Parra outside Santiago – “I wish I knew who, if anyone, there is to work with who knows, if anyone knows, who I am, or what I am. I got so depressed after a while, I told him I didn’t give a shit for the suffering of the proletariat!“)
Footage of her and Michael Rumaker (reading from their early letters, as part of the extraordinary CUNY Lost and Found Project can be seen here (Joanne appears approximately nine-and-a-half minutes into the video)
Her observations on that Lost and Found Project (the CUNY Poetics Department Initiative) are here
Here’s a heart-warming story – Joanne Kyger saved my life! – no kidding!
A “national treasure”!