John Steinbeck Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Route 66: Decay and resilience along iconic US highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    ... Bowl, Route 66 became the major migration route westward, the road's importance forever codified in author John Steinbeck's classic novel, The Grapes of Wrath. During World War II, Route 66 became an essential strategic military highway for ...

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  2. Trump Rejects ConservatismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Daily News-Record

    ... from unhappiness by delivering to them public goods. In contrast, there was dignity in the Joad family (of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath"). When the Dust Bowl smothered Oklahoma, the Joads were not enervated, they moved west in search of ...

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  3. George Will: Trump's Carrier ploy was a repudiation of conservatismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... from unhappiness by delivering to them public goods. In contrast, there was dignity in the Joad family (of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath"). When the Dust Bowl smothered Oklahoma, the Joads were not enervated, they moved west in search of ...

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  4. George WillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Jewish World Review

    ... from unhappiness by delivering to them public goods. In contrast, there was dignity in the Joad family (of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath"). When the Dust Bowl smothered Oklahoma, the Joads were not enervated, they moved west in search of ...

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  5. George F. Will: Trump's Carrier ploy a repudiation of conservatismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    ... from unhappiness by delivering to them public goods. In contrast, there was dignity in the Joad family (of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath). When the Dust Bowl smothered Oklahoma, the Joads were not enervated, they moved west in search of work. ...

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  6. George Will, Washington Post: Conservatism surrenders finally to lure of federal overreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... from unhappiness by delivering to them public goods. In contrast, there was dignity in the Joad family (of John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath"). When the Dust Bowl smothered Oklahoma, the Joads were not enervated, they moved west in search of ...

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  7. Trump Says Goodbye to Free-Market Economicsby George WillSo, this is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... from unhappiness by delivering to them public goods. In contrast, there was dignity in the Joad family (of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath ). When the Dust Bowl smothered Oklahoma, the Joads were not enervated; they moved west in search of ...

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  8. George Will: Trumpa s Carrier ploy was a repudiation of conservatismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... from unhappiness by delivering to them public goods. In contrast, there was dignity in the Joad family (of John Steinbeck's “The Grapes of Wrath”). When the Dust Bowl smothered Oklahoma, the Joads were not enervated, they moved west in ...

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  9. Digital book push on in Liberty schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    ... you to go on MyOn, but if you want paper that's fine too, as long as you're reading." Her eighth graders read John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" and the school did not have the paper books. They used MyOn which also had a pdf format of the story. ...

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  10. Royal & Derngate Announces Made In Northampton 2017 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Directed by Abbey Wright and designed by Laura Hopkins , the second major revival of the 2017 season is John Steinbeck 's powerful exploration of migration and community, The Grapes Of Wrath, adapted by Frank Galati . A moving story of hope and ...

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  11. Novel justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Economist

    FANS of "Of Mice and Men", the 1937 novella by John Steinbeck, will recall the character of Lennie Small, an oafish, dim-witted man whose physical strength is ill-matched to his love of rabbits. On November 29th, in a remarkable example of law imitating art, a hearing at the Supreme Court put Lennie back in the spotlight.

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  12. SCOTUS Seems Ready to Toss Texas's Death Penalty StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... of disability from 1992 and Lennie Small . Yes, that Lennie, the kindhearted but dim-witted character from John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." Moore's case highlights the ambiguities created by the Supreme Court's death penalty and intellectual ...

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  13. Supreme Court Takes Up Question Of Death Penalty And Intellectual DisabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... was present in childhood. But Sloan said the standard, fashioned in part on a fictional character in John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men," did not reflect current medical standards. He argued that "current standards place greatly reduced ...

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  14. Supreme Court takes up question of death penalty, intellectual disabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KMIZ

    ... was present in childhood. But Sloan said the standard, fashioned in part on a fictional character in John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men," did not reflect current medical standards. He argued that "current standards place greatly reduced ...

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  15. Supreme Court to Vet "Lennie Test" for Executing Mentally Disabled InmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... determine what level of disability precludes execution, so Texas came up with its own standards derived from John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Go figure that these "standards," based on a fictional character and no scientific evidence, have turned ...

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  16. Supreme Court to hear Texas death row case of mentally-disabled killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | UPI

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 14 years ago that mentally disabled people could not be executed, but allowed states to decide how to define whether a person convicted of a crime punishable for death was of sound mind. The rule used to decide on death sentences in Texas -- based on the character Lennie in John Steinbeck 's novel "Of Mice and Men" -- is set to be tested in the U.S. Supreme Court by lawyers representing Bobby James Moore , who was convicted of shooting a convenience store clerk in a 1980 robbery attempt.

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  17. Supreme Court Considers John Steinbeck And 'Of Mice And Men'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... intellectual ability of individuals committed of capital crimes is assessed against characteristics of author John Steinbeck's Lennie. The court asks: Did those who knew the person best during the developmental stage-his family, friends, teachers, ...

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  18. Moore case is about Texas valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... traits based on fiction. Yes, fiction. It's known as the "Lennie Standard." As in, Lennie, the character from John Steinbeck 's "Of Mice and Men." Not surprisingly, most people don't meet the Lennie Standard. Why? As Cornell University law professor ...

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  19. Rein in Texas on executing the intellectually disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... citizens would agree " should be exempted from the death penalty. As its guidepost, the court declared that John Steinbeck's fictional character Lennie from " Of Mice and Men " was the type of offender "most" Texas residents would regard as ...

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  20. Stephen Cooper: Finding solace in Steinbeck during the time of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    In a jittery, newly authoritarian land of hatred and hurt, chastened criminal and social justice reformers and human-rights advocates can find solace and sustenance in the words and works of the incomparable John Steinbeck, one of America's greatest writers and psychoanalysts. In his opus and Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Grapes of Wrath,” spotlighting exploitative and inhumane labor practices and living conditions of migrant agricultural workers during the Great Depression, Steinbeck masterfully wrote: “ ailure hangs over the State like a great sorrow .

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