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This Day in the Arts: February 8

1915:

Kentucky native D.W. Griffith premieres his controversial film The Birth of a Nation in Los Angeles.

1926:

Beat Generation icon Neal Cassady is born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He will become the inspiration for the Dean Moriarty character in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road.


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