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    James Dean's Forensic Competition Scores and Newspaper. Dean's actual score papers from the National Forensic League competition, from the collection of Adeline Nall. Also included is a copy of the April 8, 1949, edition of the Peru, Indian Peruvian, detailing the state-level tournament that included more than 100 students from 13 Indiana high schools, among them a young James Dean. The aspiring actor excelled at public speaking, he would eventually place 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. The items are in Fine condition with moderate wear and discoloration. From the James Dean Museum archive.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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