Instigating the Howl Trial – March 25, 1957
March 25, 2017
Sixty years ago today, the US Customs, in the person of Collector of Customs, Chester MacPhee, confiscated five-hundred-and-twenty copies of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl”  – a pivotal moment   From Bill Morgan‘s  Howl on Trial – The Battle for Free Expression: “The Collector of Customs, Chester MacPhee, confiscated 520 copies because,[…]