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  1. More twists in heirsa battle over Steinbeck worksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... the band Mumford & Sons, as well as efforts to plan an anniversary celebration and documentary film on The Grapes of Wrath in 2013. In 2013, Thomas and Gail Steinbeck launched a copyright battle over potential remakes of “The Grapes of ...

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  2. 'The Overnighters': new documentary packs a punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... community's struggle to cope with the busloads of strangers arriving daily like an updated version of "The Grapes of Wrath." Moss introduces us to lots of needy visitors who have found short-term sanctuary thanks to the Rev. Jay Reinke. Committed to ...

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  3. Benjamin Cook: The Dust Bowl really was that badRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Fresno Bee

    ... produced the Associated Press article that coined the term "Dust Bowl." Newspaper articles, novels like "The Grapes of Wrath," and photographs like Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" have told us stories about the human hardship of that nearly ...

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  4. Chapman's new collection of California Scene paintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Laguna Niguel News

    ... the visual impact they will bring to the written word in literature classes studying Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath." I look forward to using them in an economics class as a backdrop for discussions on how migrant workers contribute to the ...

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  5. What do you get when you combine a Pike and Grape?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    What do you get when Bryan Potvin of The Northern Pikes and Kevin Kane of The Grapes Of Wrath decide to tour together? We'll find out Nov. 20 when the guitarists from these beloved Canadian bands come to Duncan to play the new Duncan Showroom and share some of their favourite songs from the past 30 years and new solo material. From the mid-1980s to the early-1990s, The Grapes Of Wrath and The Northern Pikes produced some of the catchiest and most heartfelt singles and videos to come out of Canada at that time.

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  6. One More On ObamaRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 15 | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    ... does a lot, you get the impression his romantic vision of himself is Tom Joad in the movie version of "The Grapes of Wrath." "I'll be all around wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there." I mentioned last week that the ...

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  7. I buy booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Daily Kos

    ... been one of the richest reading experiences of my life. Lately, I've spent hour after hour immersed in "The Grapes of Wrath." I've found I can't get enough of Steinbeck and thoroughly enjoyed his "Travels With Charley." Now I'm on a mission to read ...

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  8. Tom Joad or Richard Nixon?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | The Glittering Eye

    ... does a lot, you get the impression his romantic vision of himself is Tom Joad in the movie version of "The Grapes of Wrath." "I'll be all around . . . wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there." I have never seen a president ...

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  9. Movie review: Oil-shale boom fractures community in heartbreaking documentary - The Overnighters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... there, so unemployed men from all over have descended on North Dakota; it's like a modern version of "The Grapes of Wrath." These men have landed in towns like Williston, N.D., often bringing with them troubled pasts that include drug abuse, ...

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  10. Popular Canadian rockers come togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Parksville Qualicum News

    Music lovers who spent the 80s and 90s listening to The Grapes of Wrath and The Northern Pikes have a rare opportunity to hear some of the band's iconic singles in a live show this weekend in Parksville. Bryan Potvin and Kevin Kane are playing a handful of acoustic dates together and their tour includes at stop at the Quality Resort Bayside Nov. 15. Megan Olsen of Arbutus Events managed to snag the duo for a show this Saturday night and said the pairing presents a special treat for fans of Canadian rock.

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  11. Nissan struts its stuff on Route 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... in uniforms - and often on roller skates. Route 66 inspired songs Get Your Kicks on Route 66; books, The Grapes of Wrath; and TV series, Route 66. It is a critical part of what made America the envy of much of the world back then - open, welcoming ...

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  12. Steinbeck Heirs Turn up the WrathRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Courthouse News Service

    Family members in a decades-long battle over John Steinbeck's works filed competing lawsuits over stage rights to "Of Mice and Men" and movie adaptations of "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden." On Friday, Steinbeck's son Thomas Steinbeck and granddaughter Blake Smyle claimed in Federal Court that Waverly Scott Kaffaga, the daughter of Steinbeck's widow, Elaine Steinbeck, had ignored their interest in "Of Mice And Men" and ownership of 1933's "The Red Pony," and 1938's "The Long Valley."

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  13. John Steinbeck's 'With Your Wings,' Lost 70 Years, ReprintedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | News Max

    ... in 1968, according to Biography.com . He won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1939 for "The Grapes of Wrath," the story about the migration of a family from the Oklahoma dust bowl California. After World War II, in which he served ...

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  14. Ambitious film achieves lift-off for long, tough, voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... gave you food will turn on you." Ambitious and grand in scope, it is, in a way, a modern version of "The Grapes of Wrath" in which the dust bowlers go into outer space rather than to California - with comparable disappointment. The film's visual ...

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  15. GTA Discovery Series Presents RED This WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in many GTA shows including last season's "Chicago" as Amos, "Guys and Dolls" as Nathan Detroit, "The Grapes of Wrath" as Uncle John Joad, "Hairspray" as Edna Turnblad and "Briar Patch" as Br'er Bear. Higgins appeared in this season's WonderQuest ...

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  16. 'Interstellar': Out of this world and lost in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Philly.com

    Juggling the ricocheting notions of the theory of relativity, the metaphysical meditations of 2001: A Space Odyssey , the symphonic connectivity of The Tree of Life , and the Dust Bowl doom of The Grapes of Wrath , and filming it with a giant Imax camera - Nolan's Interstellar is a feat not to be taken lightly.

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  17. Movie review: McConaughey in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Vancouver Courier

    ... to feed the masses, but it too is falling victim to blight that has turned the soil to dust. It's like The Grapes of Wrath redux: dust covers everything, towering dust storms envelop towns and people are slowly suffocating. Cooper (Matthew ...

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  18. Vent your literary frustration with this punching-bag keyboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Engadget

    ... en work and exercise. That said, we wonder what John Steinbeck would have made of this technology, since The Grapes of Wrath may have been a lot longer in the making, but at least the author would have had rock-hard abs when he was done.

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  19. Springsteen's 'favorite books' list rings trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | NorthJersey.com

    ... Trades" from "Wrecking Ball." Actually, Springsteen says he wrote his "Tom Joad" album before he read "The Grapes of Wrath" (he's just finished it, he reports, and gives it a thumbs-up), and is looking forward to reading "East of Eden" for the first ...

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  20. Review: the OvernightersRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Victoria Advocate

    There's no doubt, the oil field business is booming. Just look around and you'll notice an increase in new housing developments, jobs, rent, and the population .

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