American theologian and political philosopher Reinhold Niebuhr born

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  • John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”: Verbal Pictures

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    Students align original FSA photographs from the 1930s and the author’s own journal entries, to trace parallel elements John Steinbeck then incorporated into passages in The Grapes of Wrath.

    Nunnally Johnson, the film maker who wrote the sceenplay for “The Grapes of Wrath,” born

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    Rickett's and Steinbeck's Sea of Cortez sardine boat, The Western Flyer, at dock

    Tracking John Steinbeck in "The Grapes of Wrath"

    Steinbeck scholar Susan Shillinglaw teams with Bill Gilly, professor of Marine Biology at Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station to discuss the influence of Steinbeck’s best friend, marine biologist Ed Ricketts, on Steinbeck and his work— in particular, "The Grapes of Wrath."

    How Teachers Can Make the Most of “The Dust Bowl”

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    Veterans Day

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