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Clancy Sigal explains how Ernest Hemingway broke with his white, middle class origins, went away to the First World War, where he was very nearly killed, and grew into a writer whose books influenced millions, including Fidel Castro.
We also learn about the "Bonus March" - striking WWI veterans demanding their lawful bonus, and how the government's repression of these veterans influenced Hemingway's writing.
Why Reading Ernest Hemingway Matters Today
Interview with Clancy Sigal
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