People: Nov. 22, 1968

His tour of the U.S. last year took Soviet Poet Evgeny Evtushenlco 23,000 miles around the country and as far north as Alaska. It gave him the material for America and I Sat Down To gether, a collection of seven poems commissioned by Holiday magazine, some of which have also been published in his homeland. Evtushenko writes sadly of a trip to an Alaska fur farm (He who's conceived in a cage will weep for a cage); sharply of famous people (Allen Ginsberg—cagey prophet-baboon —thumps his hairy chest as a shaman thumps a tambourine);...

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