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Jim Morrison tombstone with presents

Jim’s Grave {format} 13:24 Barrett Golding

A portrait of the people who pilgrimage to the Pere-Lachaise cemetery in Paris to visit the grave of Jim Morrison, the "Doors" lead singer. Since 1997, Professor Mark Neumann has been traveling there to record interviews and make photographic portraits. The pilgrims arrive at Morrison’s tomb from many countries. Many leave letters, poems, and personal momentos. Their journey, and their values of freedom and rebellion become intertwined with the myth and media image of Morrison.

Broadcast: Feb 13 2004 on PRI/MPR Savvy Traveler Subjects: Cultural, International, Historical, Music