American Masters

Roxane Gay and others on racist “Little House” depictions

Clip: 12/29/2020 | 2m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

In this clip from American Masters — Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page, Roxane Gay, Louise Erdrich, Pamela Smith Hill, Linda Sue Park and others discuss Wilder’s racist depictions of American Indian and Black people in the “Little House” book series.

Aired: 12/29/20

Rating: NR

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