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‘Grapes Of Wrath’ And The Politics of Book Burning

Clell Pruett burns a copy of The Grapes Of Wrath in Kern County, California in 1939. [Source: Kern County Museum/NPR] You don’t need Savonarola or Heinrich Himmler to ignite the pyre for banned books. The spark could start with a … Continue reading

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