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(Studio: Susan Spencer) States' favorite sons Abraham Lincoln, Harry Truman, Davy Crockett mentioned. Report introduced.
(Salinas, California: Terry Drinkwater) Rediscovery of author John Steinbeck by town of Salinas, California, featured; scenes shown from movie "Grapes of Wrath". [Salinas library director John GROSS - says Steinbeck portrayed life as he saw it.] Restoration of Steinbeck's birthplace noted; scenes shown of several bldgs. now named for Steinbeck. [MAYOR - says time heals wounds.] Plans to renovate downtown and name it after Steinbeck detailed; scenes shown. [Attorney Harry NOLAN - says he's not Steinbeck fan.] Monterey, California, reported also claiming Steinbeck as its own; scenes shown. [Artist-author Bruce ARISS - says Steinbeck was wary of reception in hometown.] Steinbeck's "East of Eden" quoted.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Pronunciation of Salina, Kansas, and Salinas, California, given.
- Drinkwater, Terry;
- Spencer, Susan
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