The Great American Read

Heroes

Episode 4 | 52m 25s

We examine books on America’s list that feature heroic characters. Celebrities, literary experts, authors and everyday book lovers discuss why our favorite heroes are complex and relatable, from the everyday hero to the tragic and unlikely or anti-hero.

Aired: 09/25/18

Expired: 11/20/18

Rating: TV-PG

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?

The Great American Read is made possible by the Anne Ray Foundation and public television viewers. Additional engagement funding for The Great American Read is made possible by CPB.