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Two books differ on John Steinbeck's 'The Grapes of Wrath'


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William W. Savage Jr.
Editor's note: The following review was written by University of Oklahoma history professor William W. Savage Jr., author of several books on popular culture, the American West and Oklahoma. Next Apr...
 
Thursday, November 6, 2008

Pulitzer Prize winner Ernie Pyle toured Oklahoma during Depression


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William W. Savage Jr.
Ernie Pyle was not the first famous journalist to visit Oklahoma and make light of it, but he was drunker than most, and he stayed longer. 'ALFALFA BILL' LETS ERNIE DOWN THE ELUSIVE MR. ITT'PURITY O...
 
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Drugs sent jazz icon Chet Baker for fall


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William W. Savage Jr.
Chet Baker was the greatest Oklahoma-born, toothless, drug-addicted, trumpet-playing jazzman ever to fall out of a hotel window and die on foreign soil. It wasn't suicide and it wasn'...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007
 
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