CBS Evening News Report On “Underground Films” From 1965 Features Shirtless Velvet Underground

This CBS Evening News report features several striking segments Piero Heliczer filmed, including The Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, the music journalist Al Aronowitz. Note, it’s likely the only footage of shirtless and bodypainted Lou Reed and John Cale. Look for Angus MacLise, who was still in the group when this was shot.