Probably this is documented in the JT bios, but as I recently lost those in a mishap (and obviously had not yet read them), it was news to me....
Thompson was part of the WPA's Writers' Project; here's the link to the radio segment, about the book SOUL OF A PEOPLE:
Btw, the Thompson segment was toward the end of the feature, and is *not* included in the shortened Text version of the report at the link above --- ya gotta play the audio.
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