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John Steinbeck Video & Audio

Steinbeck on his 'certain angers'

Steinbeck talking about The Grapes of Wrath.

Scenes from the Great Depression

Dorothea Lange's iconic photos of the Great Depression set to period music. Watch this before you open The Grapes of Wrath to set the mood.

The Great Dust Storms

A mini-documentary about the ecological disaster.

Dust Bowl—The Great Depression

A mini-documentary about the Dust Bowl featuring Dorothea Lange's photographs and Woody Guthrie's music.

Grapes of Wrath trailer

The original trailer for the 1940 adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath. Try and count how many times they use the phrase "The Grapes of Wrath" in the first 45 seconds.

Tom Joad

A clip of Henry Fonda in The Grapes of Wrath.

The Night John Steinbeck Died

A touching musical tribute to the author.

John Steinbeck & the Grapes of Wrath

Mini-documentary about Steinbeck's research for The Grapes of Wrath.

Banquet Speech

Recording of Steinbeck's Nobel Prize acceptance speech

Nobel Prize

Soundless one-minute film of Steinbeck receiving the Nobel Prize

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