February, for Flannery O’Connor

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1959 Annual Report of the Ford Foundation (p. 170)

In February, 1957, an adaptation of Flannery O’Connor’s story “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” was presented in an episode of CBS’s Schlitz Playhouse of Stars and featured Gene Kelly. Watch it here.

In February, 1959, O’Connor received a Ford Foundation grant of $8,000. Fellow recipients included Katherine Anne Porter and Robert Fitzgerald.  Read the Ford Foundation 1959 annual report here.

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