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Steinbeck’s Vietnam and today’s Afghanistan

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Steinbeck’s Vietnam and today’s Afghanistan

The Washington Post – 2012-03-27

About this blog: Novelist John Steinbeck toured combat areas of South Vietnam and traveled to the north of Thailand and into Laos between December 1966 and May 1967. The sixty-four-year-old Nobel Prize winner sent his experiences home in dispatches to Newsday that evoked the war on the ground. His war correspondence has been collected into “Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches from the War,” published this month from the University of Virginia Press. The book’s editor, Thomas E. Barden, an...
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Melvyn Bragg films John Steinbeck documentary

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Judge reverses ruling on Steinbeck publishing rights

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that awarded one of John Steinbeck's sons and a granddaughter publishing rights to 10 of the author's early works, including... | The Globe Gazette – 2008-08-14

Appeals court reverses Steinbeck copyrights ruling

A federal appeals court has reversed a ruling that awarded John Steinbeck's son and granddaughter publishing rights to 10 of the author's early works, including "The Grapes of Wrath." The appeals... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-08-13

Judge: Steinbeck's Heirs Cannot Publish Works

A federal appeals court has reversed a ruling that awarded John Steinbeck's son and granddaughter publishing rights to 10 of the author's early works, including "The Grapes of Wrath." | WCBS-TV New York – 2008-08-13

Steinbeck's Love Advice; New Books by Zadie Smith and Junot Diaz

Today in publishing and literature: Zadie Smith's first novel in seven years is arriving in September, more tributes to Grove Press founder Barney Rosset, and new data about print book... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-02-27

Steinbeck Center workers follow in the footsteps of the Joad family

Staff members from California's Steinbeck Center are currently traveling from Oklahoma to California, mirroring the journey of the main characters of John Steinbeck's novel 'The Grapes of Wrath.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-08

John Steinbeck's 'The Grapes of Wrath' wasn't so beloved by one California county

John Steinbeck's novel was banned by Kern County in 1939, a prohibition that would stay in place for a year and a half. Various residents called John Steinbeck's 'Wrath' a 'libel and lie' as well as... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-28

The 13 Best John Steinbeck Books

Celebrating the writer's best books on the 75th anniversary of "The Grapes of Wrath." | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-04

Today in media history: John Steinbeck as a journalist

On September 12, 1936, The Nation magazine published John Steinbeck’s article “Dubious Battle in California.” This Depression era article about California labor migrants helped the... | Poynter. – 2014-09-12

Rare Steinbeck WWII Story Finally Published

NEW YORK (AP) — In July 1944, Orson Welles wrapped up one of his wartime radio broadcasts with a brief, emotional reading of one of the country's favorite authors, John Steinbeck. The piece was... | The Huffington Post – 2014-11-06

From Today in Media History’s archives: John Steinbeck as a journalist

Today in Media History is taking a break for the holidays. During that time, we’re sharing some popular posts from Today in Media History’s archives. This post originally ran on September... | Poynter. – 2014-12-23

The Nation Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Oversize Issue Featuring Einstein, Chomsky, Steinbeck

Drafted on July 8, 1865, and distributed to potential donors and subscribers, The Nation’s founding prospectus reads, “The week has been singularly barren of exciting events.” It’s an... | The Huffington Post – 2015-03-23

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