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In His Own Voice - John Steinbeck

Drawing by John Sherffius.

In this historic 1950 recording from NBC Radio, John Steinbeck discusses his work with one of his biggest fans, former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. What follows is a reaction by the author's son, writer Thom Steinbeck.

[audio:http://bigreadblog.arts.gov//audio/SteinbeckVox.mp3]

[transcript]

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