Woody Guthrie singing aboard a New York City subway train.
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July 5, 2012 A poet of the people, the balladeer wrote some of the United States' most important songs, including "This Land Is Your Land." He captured the heart of hard economic times and war while struggling with poverty and personal demons. He would have been 100 this year.
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November 28, 2006 "Wait! Don't assume you're not interested!" writes Ketzel Levine when including this book in her roundup of holiday gift possibilities. The book "cuts and pastes Guthrie's remarkable cartoons, drawings and journal fragments into a raucous kind of sketchbook."
December 2, 2005 With her gift book selections, NPR's Ketzel Levine will take you wandering through old maps and contemporary art galleries, courtside at the NBA, inside the minds of raucous high school kids, and into the embrace of poems.
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