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Good Ol’ Charles Schulz

Filmmaker Interview – David Van Taylor

Like his famous subject, director David Van Taylor discovered the extraordinary in the ordinary while making AMERICAN MASTERS Good Ol’ Charles Schulz. Q: What was the genesis of the project? A: It actually started when I was home visiting my dad in Washington, D.C., a few years ago. I went down to the basement and […]

Good Ol’ Charles Schulz

Good Ol’ Charles Schulz

The following is excerpted from the biography Schulz and Peanuts by David Michaelis. In this passage, young Charles “Sparky” Schulz sets off to serve in World War II on the eve of his mother’s death.