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Great American Authors: Since 1650 (2007– )

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TV Series | 120 min | Documentary

An eight part series presenting the lives and literary output of over 60 of America's most read authors from the 17th century to the present.
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Nov 2007 (United States)

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Jane Kaczmarek
Herself - Host Herself - Host   See fewer
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Libby Baker
Anne Bradstreet Anne Bradstreet   See fewer
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Shauna Earp
Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath   See fewer
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Scott Gordon
Walt Whitman / Edgar Allen Poe / Washington Irving / Walt Whitman / Joseph Heller / T.S. Eliot Walt Whitman / Edgar Allen Poe / Washington Irving / Walt Whitman / Joseph Heller / T.S. Eliot   See fewer
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Timothy Johnson
Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass   See fewer
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Alphonse Keasley
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Tom Kimball
Henry Melville, Dr. Seuss, Truman Capote, William Faulkner, Robert Frost Henry Melville, Dr. Seuss, Truman Capote, William Faulkner, Robert Frost   See fewer
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Don Kraus
James Fenimore Cooper / Henry Miller / John Stenbeck / Mar Twain / Ernest Hemingway James Fenimore Cooper / Henry Miller / John Stenbeck / Mar Twain / Ernest Hemingway   See fewer
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Ambika Leigh
Louisa May Alcott (as Ambika Travis) Louisa May Alcott (as Ambika Travis)   See fewer
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Samantha Lloyd
Harriet Beecher Stowe / Anne Bradstreet / Christine Harriet Beecher Stowe / Anne Bradstreet / Christine   See fewer
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Ginnie Logan
Phillis Wheatley, Gwendolyn Brooks Phillis Wheatley, Gwendolyn Brooks   See fewer
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Dennis McLatchey
Carl Sandburg, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Mannon Carl Sandburg, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Mannon   See fewer
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Keegan Parker
Walking son Walking son   See fewer
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Kevin Parker
Walking father Walking father   See fewer
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Jane Simms Roche
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Alan Shakelford
Thomas Wolfe, JD Salinger, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, EE Cummings Thomas Wolfe, JD Salinger, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, EE Cummings   See fewer
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Jessica H. Zatovich
Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson   See fewer
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