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Honoring Woody Guthrie

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Honoring Woody Guthrie

Honoring Woody Guthrie

Honoring Woody Guthrie

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Lex Gillespie reports that the town of Okemah Oklahoma is celebrating the birthday of Woody Guthrie with a five day folk-festival that begins today. Guthrie was folk singer, poet, painter, novelist, fortune teller, and a radio host. But he is best known for singing and writing more than a thousand folk ballads. He died in 1967. (6:32) Due to Internet rights issues, this segment has been modified from its original broadcast form.