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    James Dean's Forensic Competition Scores and Newspaper Clippings. Includes Dean's actual competition info and scores, a page from the Longmont, Colorado newspaper with a picture of James Dean and Adeline Nall during the National Speech Tournament; and copies of the April 28, 1949, Trojan News and Longmont Times-Call and April 29, 1949, Longmont Ledger with details on the competition, all from the collection of Adeline Nall. The aspiring actor and talented public speaker eventually placed first in the dramatic speaking category of the competition with his rendition of "The Madman" by Charles Dickens, and ultimately place sixth in the national competition. Items are in Very Good to Fine condition with moderate to heavy wear and discoloration. From the James Dean Museum archive.

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