Beat Generation, News I just heard some sad news: Allen Ginsberg has been diagnosed with an inoperable case of liver cancer. Doctors expect the disease will be fatal within four to twelve months. More detailed information is available at Wired News. This article is part of the Beat News series. The next post in the series is Beat News: April 4 1997. The previous post in the series is Beat News: February 28 1997. No Responses to "Beat News: April 3 1997"