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Free Poetry Bust
[Spring 1968, City Hall Steps]
This clip is from one of the daily Digger/Free City Collective Free
Poetry readings on the steps of City Hall in the Spring of 1968. The
camera pans over the crowd, focusing on Ron Thelin (or is it Coyote?) masked in a Wild West
bandanna. Ama, wearing a US Flag shirt, reads poetry while Peter Berg is
squatting in front of him on the balustrade outside the ornate doors
on the Polk street side of the building. The last shot shows the Chronicle
photo of Ama being arrested for the Flag shirt.