Readers' Review: "The Grapes Of Wrath" By John Steinbeck (Rebroadcast)

A dust storm approaches Stratford, Texas, in 1935.
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A dust storm approaches Stratford, Texas, in 1935.

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Readers' Review: "The Grapes Of Wrath" By John Steinbeck (Rebroadcast)

From our January Readers’ Review: “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck. Published 75 years ago, Steinbeck’s story of the Joad family's migration from Dust Bowl Oklahoma to California holds important lessons for today. Diane and...

From our January Readers’ Review: “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck. Published 75 years ago, Steinbeck’s story of the Joad family's migration from Dust Bowl Oklahoma to California holds important lessons for today. Diane and her guests discuss Steinbeck’s classic novel.

Guests

Leslie Maitland

former reporter, The New York Times and author, "Crossing the Borders of Time."

Joseph McCartin

history professor, Georgetown University and director, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. He is an expert on U.S. labor, social and political history.

Susan Shillinglaw

English professor, San Jose State University (SJSU) and scholar in residence, National Steinbeck Center. For 18 years, she was director of the Center for Steinbeck Studies at SJSU.

"The Grapes Of Wrath" 1940 Movie Trailer

Tom Joad's I'll Be There Speech From "The Grapes Of Wrath" Movie

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