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    National Steinbeck Center

    The C-SPAN School bus crew toured the National Steinbeck Center. Amanda Holder talked about the life of John Steinbeck and the museum created to showcase his life and work.

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    Steinbeck and the Great Depression

    Professor Dickstein talked about John Steinbeck’s view of labor issues, the Great Depression, and how his characters represented various characteristics of oppressed…

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    The Grapes of Wrath and Migrant Workers

    At a forum titled “The Grapes of Wrath and Today’s Migrant Farm Workers,” participants explored John Steinbeck’s influence and reflected on the past and current…

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    Writings of John Steinbeck

    From the National Steinbeck Center the guests talked about John Steinbeck’s life, his writings, and the times in which he lived. They also responded to audience telephone calls…

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    Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

    The speakers explored John Steinbeck’s novel, The Grapes of Wrath. br/ br/ The program ends abruptly.  br/ The event was part of a three-day Steinbeck’s Centennial…

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    Steinbeck and the Beats

    Scholars examined Steinbeck’s similarities to the beat writers of the 1950s and 1960s even though his work predated theirs. At the end of the program questions from the audience…

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    Steinbeck's Monterey Novels

    Scholars talked about the themes and interpretations of certain Steinbeck novels. At the end of the program they answered questions from audience members.  br/ The event was part…

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    Steinbeck's Cannery Row

    Mr. Hemp talked about Cannery Row in Monterey, John Steinbeck’s novels, and Steinbeck’s treatment of labor issues during the Great Depression.

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