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The Beat Goes On, Part 3

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Jack Kerouac's novel On The Road spoke to a young generation in the 1950s that, as one reviewer put it, was searching, even if it didn't know what it was searching for.

This month, the book reaches middle age with the celebration of its 50th anniversary.

In part three of our series retracing the author's path across America, a hungry Charles Sennott pulls off the Nebraska highway in search of what Kerouac would call "holiness."

This program aired on September 19, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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