William S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs lived in Lawrence from 1981 until his death Aug. 2, 1997 at age 83. Burroughs lived more years in Lawrence than anywhere else.

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Burroughs reading from "Western Front" (finale)

Recorded in Vancouver, July 5, 1988

Burroughs reading from "Western Front" (intro)

Recorded in Vancouver, July 5, 1988

Burroughs reading from "Exterminator"

Recorded at the Loeb Student Center, March 22, 1975

Burroughs reading from "Partline"

Recorded at the Loeb Student Center, March 22, 1975

Home Movie: "W.S.B." (small)

Burroughs and local friends; plus Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith, Steve Buscemi, and cats. (16:41)

Home Movie: "W.S.B." (large)

Burroughs and local friends; plus Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith, Steve Buscemi, and cats. (16:41)

In Search of Burroughs

An excerpt from a documentary about the Beats, wherein the filmmaker visits Lawrence trying to find Burroughs. (7:29)

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