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Nick Barraclough presents a series in which he travels across America exploring the history and cultural significance of Route 66. In tonight's programme, he is in Oklahoma, where he catches up with John Steinbeck 's son, Thom, to talk about the importance of the road in The Grapes of Wrath. Plus Ry Cooder and Billy Bragg expounding on the importance of Route 66 in American music.

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Nick Barraclough
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Ry Cooder
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Billy Bragg

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