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Steinbeck on Radicals and Reds

“In Dubious Battle”,Mac laughed explosively. “Anybody who wants a living wage is a radical.” “Grapes of Wrath” Tom Joad gets work digging a ditch with Wilkie and Timothy. When Tom asks “What the hell is these reds anyway?” Timothy responds. … Continue reading

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Outsider

An excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA my Lincoln County memoir. Outsider As the boy said, I wasn’t from around here. A few years later, the fire chief was quoted in the weekly Lincoln Journal calling me … Continue reading

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