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Section 4: Culture in the 1930s

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Richard Wright: Black Boy http://www.pbs.org/ wnet/ aaworld/ reference/ articles/ richard_wright.html
PBS site focusing on Wright's career, with a chronology of his life, photo archive, bibliographies, and links to related sites.

Grant Wood Revisited http://www.midtod.com/ 9603/ grant_wood.phtml
Biography of the artist, including a discussion of American Gothic, his best-known painting

The Battle over Citizen Kane http://www.pbs.org/ wgbh/ pages/ amex/ kane2/ kane2ts.html
Essay on the clash between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Citizen Kane.

A Night at the Opera http://www.npr.org/ programs/ morning/ features/ patc/ opera/ index.html
Transcript of a National Public Radio story about the films and careers of the Marx Brothers, with links to audio clips from Marx Brothers films.