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Herb Caen

Information and selected columns from Pulitzer Prize-winning "three dot" journalist Herb Caen, who wrote columns for the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner newspapers from the 1930s until his death in 1997. The site features milestones in Caen's life, vintage columns (including a 1958 article in which he coined the term "beatnik"), a searchable archive of articles from 1995 and 1996, and a photo gallery. From the Web site for the San Francisco Chronicle.

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