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Gore Vidal - Gore Vidal: The Quotable American

Remembering Gore Vidal (1925-2012): a man that had an answer for everything and everyone.

Aug 2nd, 2012 | 1 comment

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel - About the Documentary

Who was the creator behind Gone With the Wind? Margaret Mitchell was both no ordinary writer and no ordinary woman.

Feb 9th, 2012 | 9 comments

Harper Lee: Hey, Boo - About the Documentary

Explores the history and impact of To Kill a Mockingbird and get an unprecedented look at the life of novelist Harper Lee.

Feb 9th, 2012 | 13 comments

John Muir in the New World - About the Documentary Film

This documentary explores the life and legacy of America’s first environmentalist and Sierra Club’s founder. Mountaineers portray Muir in reenactments filmed in Yosemite, the Sierra Nevada, Alaska, Wisconsin, and Alhambra Valley.

Feb 23rd, 2011 | 32 comments

Louisa May Alcott - The Woman Behind 'Little Women'

The author of 'Little Women' is an almost universally recognized name whose reputation as a morally upstanding New England spinster masked a literary double life.

Dec 16th, 2009 | 59 comments

Helen Keller - Becoming Helen Keller

We all think we know Helen Keller's story. But Helen Keller grew up, and it is her fascinating life as a Deaf Blind adult that this film explores.

Sep 1st, 2008 | 4 comments

Zora Neale Hurston - Jump at the Sun

Zora Neale Hurston attained unique success in many areas, but during her lifetime her words and conclusions were often surrounded in contention.

Aug 26th, 2008 | 25 comments

Charles Schulz - Good Ol' Charles Schulz

Read an excerpt from the biography "Schulz and Peanuts" by David Michaelis. In this passage, young Charles "Sparky" Schulz sets off to war.

Oct 29th, 2007 | 49 comments

Maurice Sendak - About Maurice Sendak

Best known for his children’s books, Maurice Sendak has spent the past fifty years bringing to life a world of fantasy and imagination.

Aug 24th, 2007 | 57 comments
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