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Author: Susan ShillinglawDorien ThomasBritish Broadcasting Corporation.BBC Education & Training.Films for the Humanities (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences : BBC Worldwide Americas, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dr. Susan Shillinglaw of the Center for Steinbeck Studies discusses labor exploitation in the Salinas valley during the Depression era to reinforce an appreciation of the precarious lifestyle faced by migrant laborers. Passages from the novella; interviews and archival footage and photos of Wall Street, FDR, the Dust Bowl, and the 1936 lettuce strike; and an excerpt from Woody Guthrie's Bound for Glory add depth to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Steinbeck
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Shillinglaw; Dorien Thomas; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Education & Training.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
OCLC Number: 51636183
Credits: Executive producer, Dai Williams ; sound, Sean Taylor ; editor, John Parker.
Performer(s): Extracts read by Dorien Thomas.
Description: 1 videodisc (20 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Of mice and men
Responsibility: producer, Christopher Morris ; a BBC production.

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"Dr. Susan Shillinglaw of the Center for Steinbeck Studies discusses labor exploitation in the Salinas valley during the Depression era to reinforce an appreciation of the precarious lifestyle faced by migrant laborers. Passages from the novella; interviews and archival footage and photos of Wall Street, FDR, the Dust Bowl, and the 1936 lettuce strike; and an excerpt from Woody Guthrie's Bound for Glory add depth to this powerful study"--Container.

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