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Upton Sinclair is best known for his novel The Jungle, an expose of the meatpacking industry. He was also a playwright whose works for the stage reflected the same progressive viewpoints found in his other writing. In The Machine, published as part of Sinclair's 1912 collection Plays of Protest, Socialist activists show a rich man's daughter the truth about the society in which she has been raised. (Summary by wildemoose)Cast:Julia Patterson, a magazine writer: Elizabeth KlettJack Bullen, a parlor Socialist: Dale BurgessLaura Hegan, Hegan's daughter: Arielle LipshawAllan Montague, a lawyer: Bellona TimesJim Hegan, the traction king: ToddHWAnnie Roberts, a girl of the slums: Lucy PerryRobert Grimes, the boss: John SteigerwaldAndrews, Hegan's secretary: Max KörlingeParker, a clerk: Marty KrisNarrator: Linette GeiselAudio edited by: Arielle Lipshaw

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Upton Sinclair is best known for his novel The Jungle, an expose of the meatpacking industry. He was also a playwright whose works for the stage reflected the same progressive viewpoints found in his other writing. In The Machine, published as part of Sinclair's 1912 collection Plays of Protest, Socialist activists show a rich man's daughter the truth about the society in which she has been raised. (Summary by wildemoose)Cast:Julia Patterson, a magazine writer: Elizabeth KlettJack Bullen, a parlor Socialist: Dale BurgessLaura Hegan, Hegan's daughter: Arielle LipshawAllan Montague, a lawyer: Bellona TimesJim Hegan, the traction king: ToddHWAnnie Roberts, a girl of the slums: Lucy PerryRobert Grimes, the boss: John SteigerwaldAndrews, Hegan's secretary: Max KörlingeParker, a clerk: Marty KrisNarrator: Linette GeiselAudio edited by: Arielle Lipshaw

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