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  1. Famed literary boat getting $2M makeover in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    ... to Mexico. The boat was built in Tacoma in 1937. Steinbeck also wrote "Cannery Row," "Of Mice and Men," "The Grapes of Wrath" and more. Quinn, given to spiritual refrains, says "the universe lined things up and brought the boat to Port Townsend," ...

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  2. Photo: Preparing for the big nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Courier

    John Bryan, as the contractor, tells the Joad family how the job prospects really look in California, during a Feb. 23 dress rehearsal for the Prescott Center of the Arts' production of "The Grapes of Wrath." The show opens its run Thursday, Feb. 26; pick up the Feb. 27 Kudos for a review.

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  3. HoroscopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Metro Times

    ... the head. If we create our own reality, you get the Academy Award for what appears to be a cross between The Grapes of Wrath and Gone in 60 Seconds . You could blame this on people, places, and things, but so much of what's happening is the direct ...

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  4. Famed literary boat getting $2M makeover in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KOMO News

    ... to Mexico. The boat was built in Tacoma in 1937. Steinbeck also wrote "Cannery Row," "Of Mice and Men," "The Grapes of Wrath" and more. Quinn, given to spiritual refrains, says "the universe lined things up and brought the boat to Port Townsend," ...

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  5. In Santa Cruz: Celebrating Community AnniversarysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Patch.com

    ... doing it together! That is one of my favorite things about this business. My old-time favorites, like The Grapes of Wrath , can comfort me on the shelf while new favorites join in every year. Beloved authors remain the same, but new works keep ...

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  6. Obituary: James Gray 1918 - 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Verde Independent

    ... the dust bowl years to California. Their journey west paralleled that portrayed by the Joad family in The Grapes of Wrath. This experience left an indelible mark on him, teaching him the value of hard work and persistence. Jim met and married his ...

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  7. Why the 'best' picture doesn't always win the OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    ... 'The Godfather,' and 'The Deer Hunter,'" Spielberg said. "The other nine will join a list that includes 'The Grapes of Wrath,' 'Citizen Kane,' 'The Graduate,' and 'Raging Bull.'"

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  8. Why the 'best' picture doesn't always win the OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WTVR Richmond

    ... 'The Godfather,' and 'The Deer Hunter,'" Spielberg said. "The other nine will join a list that includes 'The Grapes of Wrath,' 'Citizen Kane,' 'The Graduate,' and 'Raging Bull.'"

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  9. Oscars: 10 Most Nominated DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... in his career and only lost once. He won the Oscar for best director for The Informer in 1936, The Grapes of Wrath in 1941, How Green Was My Valley in 1942, and The Quiet Man in 1953. The Sicilian-born director received six nominations throughout ...

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  10. List of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | NewMexiKen

    ... Stegner, who was born 106 years ago today. TOP 10 FICTION 1. "Angle of Repose," by Wallace Stegner 2. "The Grapes of Wrath," by John Steinbeck 3. "Sometimes a Great Notion," by Ken Kesey 4. "The Call of the Wild," by Jack London 5. "The Big Sleep," ...

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  11. Classic movies, free programs among activities planned at Dietrich TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Times Leader

    Have you had a chance to catch any of the films that are part of the Dietrich's Classic Movie Series this year? Boy, are there some good ones! They include older classics such as "The Grapes of Wrath" starring Henry Fonda and "The Philadelphia Story" with Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, as well as some newer favorites like "Pretty Woman" with Richard Gere and Julia Roberts and "The Breakfast Club." Starring Alan Arkin, this 1970 movie is about a World War II bombardier who is trying desperately to be certified insane so that he can stop flying missions.

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  12. Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of LightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Mgyerman.com

    ... so visceral. The man's cap, reminiscent of the one worn by Henry Fonda in his portrayal of Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath , echoes the shape of the wheel. The creases in the hat mimic the spokes. The darkest area is the abstracted shape of the ...

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  13. San Bernardinoa s Route 66 history re-ignited with The Great RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... Chicago, dubbed “The Mother Road” by novelist John Steinbeck in his 1939 classic, “The Grapes of Wrath.” Between 1991 and 2013, Route 66 was synonymous with San Bernardino, a “car town” where cruisin' E ...

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  14. Grapes of Wrath RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Examiner.com

    This month marks the 75th anniversary of the premier of The Grapes of Wrath. As I wrote many years ago, we tend to forget the minor miracle that conservative prewar Hollywood produced a powerful and radical film that according to author John Steinbeck was "harsher" than his Nobel Prize winning book, considered by many to be one of the most radical social documents of its day.

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  15. James Franco to Direct All-Star Cast in John Steinbeck Adaptation In Dubious BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Film School Rejects

    ... in 1936, the book features another signature Depression-era story of migrant workers from the author of "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Of Mice and Men," and it happens to be among President Obama's favorites of all time . The plot involves a strike set ...

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  16. Plans underway to preserve historic High Desert stretch of Route 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Songs have been written about it. A television show was named after it. It played a prominent role in John Steinbeck's “The Grapes of Wrath” as the route taken by the Joad family from Oklahoma to California to escape the Dust Bowl.

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  17. Your 2015 Reading Guide: 15 Great Books About To Become MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... fully formed tale that the author can't help but respect. It happened when John Steinbeck admitted that The Grapes Of Wrath was a much darker story on the screen than on the page, and it more recently happened when Stephen King's The Mist was given ...

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  18. Poverty's causes don't need studyRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... course the scourge of displaced people has been chronicled in literature for centuries. Those who read The Grapes of Wrath will recall that when the Joad family was picking fruit for pennies and living in tent cities in California during the Great ...

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  19. OP-ED | Missing the Joke - the Science of SatireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    The question involved a cartoon by Andy Singer titled " Advertising in Literature " in which he imagines classic novels like "The Grapes of Wrath" incorporating statements such as, "Tom Joad leaned down and untied the laces of his new yellow Nike Air Jordans." When asked to explain the marketing concept in Singer's cartoon - brand integration - some students were thrown for a loop: "I don't get it.

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  20. Why do we tolerate the lifeless SAT and ACT?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Bauerlein writes. "So we can't have any climaxes from The Scarlet Letter, no biblical echoes from The Grapes of Wrath, no mention of Stonewall Jackson's intense faith, and forget "Ain't I a Woman" and "Cross of Gold,'a <" famous speeches by ...

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