The 19th Annual Steinbeck Festival
Schedule of Events
Thursday, August 5, 1999
Thursday, Aug. 5
2pm: Oldtown Salinas walking tour; Salinas bus tour; Cannery Row bus tour
5pm: Opening Reception with Steinbeck scholars Susan Shillinglaw and Patricia Leach, Salinas Mayor Anna Caballero, and performance of Once There Was a War by the Bottoms Brothers.
Friday, Aug. 6
9am: "John Swope and Bombs Away," lecture by Mark Swope and Patricia Leach.
10:30am: "Steinbeck and Ernie Pyle: Reporting War in Europe," lecture by Robert and Katharine Morsberger.
11:15am: Steinbeck House lunch, 132 Central Ave.
Noon: Movie, Lifeboat, screenplay by Steinbeck. Salinas Women''s Club, 215 Lincoln Ave. War Veterans Panel.
2:15pm: Oldtown Salinas walking tour; "Elements of Propaganda in John Steinbeck''s Bombs Away," lecture by Lt. Col. Rodney Rice.
3:30pm: "1953 U.N Address by John Steinbeck," recording hosted by Clifford Eriksen.
4:30pm: Speakers Reception and Book Signing.
6pm: Barbecue and entertainment, Sheriff''s Posse Grounds.
Saturday, Aug. 7
9am: "A New Approach to Steinbeck and WWII," teachers'' workshop, Salinas Women''s Club.
10am:"Trailing the Moon," lecture by Donald Coers.
11:15am: "John Steinbeck''s War: Historical Perspective," lecture by David Costello.
12:30pm: Movie, The Moon is Down.
2:45pm: Agriculture bus tour; [Monterey] Peninsula loop tour.
3pm: "WWII and Relocation" Panel.
5:30pm: Pre-theater dinner, One Main Street Cafe.
8pm: The Grapes of Wrath, Western Stage, Hartnell College, 156 Homestead Ave.
Sunday, Aug. 8
8:45am: Oldtown Salinas walking tour.
10am: Steinbeck Awards Brunch.
2pm: Farewell bus tour, Fremont Peak.