The People Speak: Stew and Heidi with the Von Trapped

Allen Ginsburg’s “America” 

In The People Speak, some of today’s leading performers and artists give voice to figures neglected by history. Allen Ginsberg's early poem “America” was written in 1956 and published with the poem “Howl” in a book that was seized by California authorities and then the subject of a historic obscenity trial.