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  1. 75 years after 'Grapes of Wrath,' we need a Ma Joad in WashingtonRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    After its publication 75 years ago this month, "The Grapes of Wrath" became instantly renowned for its depiction of Depression-era poverty and homelessness; for the debate over whether John Steinbeck wrote truthfully about California's miserable migrant camps ; for its salty language ; and above all, for the political education of Tom Joad, the man ... (more)

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  2. Schools mark the 75th anniversary of The Grapes of WrathRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... . To mark the 75th anniversary last Monday of the publication of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath," schools throughout the state participated in a variety of activities as part of the California Teachers Association's "California Reads" program ...

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  3. 75 years after 'The Grapes of Wrath,' we need Ma Joad in the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... in residence at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, Calif. She is the author of "On Reading The Grapes of Wrath" and "Carol and John Steinbeck: Portrait of a Marriage." After its publication 75 years ago this month, "The Grapes of Wrath" ...

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  4. Koch Brothers strip Kansas teachers of due processRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Poor Mojo Newswire

    ... will many classics of American literature be taught. Books like "Huckleberry Finn," "Invisible Man," "The Grapes of Wrath," are risky and controversial. Now is exactly when the children of Kansas and the U.S. should be reading "1984a 3 and "Brave ...

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  5. What fruit has John Steinbeck's 'Grapes of Wrath' borne?Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Wave

    John Steinbeck wrote 17 novels. Many received international acclaim but none more than his 1939 "The Grapes of Wrath," a soul-shattering tale of an Oklahoma farm family who made their reluctant way west, fleeing the wind-torn and scorched plains of home, surviving a dignity-killing trial of want and loss, to arrive in the inhuman farm fields of ... (more)

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  6. Photo Flash: Poor Mouth Theatre's the Campaign Manager Begins TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in 2010 with a BFA in theatre performance. Notable performances include "The Hostage" (Leslie), "The Grapes of Wrath" (Tom Joad), and "Swine" (Male). Alannah Halliday (Stage Manager) has her BA in Musical Theater from Johnson State College. Past ...

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  7. 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Examiner.com

    ... story collection, winning this prize is a huge, huge deal. With a winners list including heavy hitters The Grapes of Wrath , To Kill a Mockingbird , Beloved and Gone with the Wind , the prize seems to guarantee a writer's place in history . So what ...

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  8. Sarasota's Asolo Rep to visit Smithsonian to talk 'The Grapes of Wrath'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Grapes of Wrath , Sarasota's Asolo Repertory Theatre will be featured at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., on a panel April 24 called "Steinbeck on Stage."

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  9. Greenway Arts Alliance Presents Limited Engagement of Cardboard Capital, 5/1 - 5/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Avenue in Hollywood. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of and inspired by John Steinbeck 's "The Grapes of Wrath," CARDBOARD CAPITAL takes a look at today's problems of immigration, commercialization, unionization and plight of the blue collar ...

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  10. Pizarro: San Jose State marks 75th anniversary of 'Grapes of Wrath' with play, readathonRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    There are lots of Bay Area celebrations surrounding the 75th anniversary of the publication of "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck and that's especially true at San Jose State, which is home to the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies.

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  11. The National Steinbeck Center Presents a Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of The Grapes of WrathRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | PR Log

    Apr. 16, 2014 - For Media Inquiries, contact: Marcos Cabrera Curator of Marketing & Community Engagement 775-4722 marcos steinbeck dot org The National Steinbeck Center presents a celebration of the 75th anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath on Friday, April 25, 2014 Washington, DC- In honor of the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Grapes of ... (more)

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  12. Abraham Lincoln assassination, LOC printRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | KION 46

    John Wilkes Booth shoots Lincoln, the Titanic hits an iceberg, "The Grapes of Wrath" is published, two actresses tie at the Oscars, and the space shuttle completes its first mission, all on this day.

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  13. 'The Grapes of Wrath': John Steinbeck's classic turns 75Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Newsday

    American author John Steinbeck, winner of the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for his novel "The Grapes of Wrath," in an undated photo.

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  14. Pulitzer prize for fiction goes to 'the Goldfinch'Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Mail & Guardian

    ... characters". Tartt's win of the $100 000 award puts The Goldfinch alongside former winners including The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck 75 years old this week Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton and, ...

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  15. John Steinbeck's 'Grapes of Wrath' still relevant after 75 years?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Times-Picayune

    From left, Doris Bowdon, Jane Darwell and Henry Fonda in John Ford's Oscar-winning 1940 "The Grapes of Wrath," an adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel that turned 75 on Monday John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath," the fictional story of the Joad family's exodus from a Dust Bowl-ravaged Oklahoma farm to exploitation as itinerant workers in ... (more)

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  16. Gerald Haslam: Grapes of Wrath's timeless messages, 75 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    A librarian at the Oildale branch of the Kern County Library in 1952 would not allow me to check out John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath."

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  17. 75 years after Steinbeck's 'Grapes' the makers-takers fight goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    As we approach the 75th anniversary of the publication of "The Grapes of Wrath," we are as concerned as ever with the subject of the increasing gap between the very rich and the other 99 percent of us.

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  18. San Jose Mercury News Sal Pizarro columnRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Hispanic Business

    The Cox Center is based at the library and it currently has on display an exhibit of more than a dozen book jackets from international editions of "The Grapes of Wrath," which is a nice addition to the center's bounty of "Grapes" manuscripts and other items.

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  19. "The Grapes of Wrath" was published 75 years ago todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Route 66 News

    John Steinbeck's famous novel about the Great Depression and a family's Moses-like journey on Route 66, "The Grapes of Wrath," was published 75 years ago today.

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  20. Steinbeck Center marks 75th anniversary of "The Grapes of Wrath"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | KION 46

    ... . Steinbeck Festival tote bags, coffee mugs and posters, copies of the 75th anniversary re-issue of The Grapes of Wrath , T-shirts, copies of the documentary The Grapes of Wrath: An American Journey , and limited edition prints from Steinbeck ...

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