Hemingway

Sen. John McCain on His Hero from 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Published in the fall of 1940 at the end of the Spanish Civil War, Hemingway's "For Whom the Bell Tolls" follows character Robert Jordan, a young American college instructor, in his fight against fascism. Senator John McCain discusses the profound impact the novel and its hero had on him.

Aired: 04/06/21

Rating: NR

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Corporate funding for HEMINGWAY was provided by Bank of America. Major funding was provided by the Annenberg Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, and by ‘The Better Angels Society,’ and …

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