JOHNSTON, IOWA (December 22, 2020) — Join Iowa PBS virtually on Tuesday, January 12, 7PM, for a VIP Watch Party featuring American Masters: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page. Featuring never-before-published letters, photographs, and family artifacts, the film explores the context in which Wilder lived and wrote, as well as the true nature of her personality. A Midwestern farm woman who published her first novel at age 65, Laura Ingalls Wilder transformed her frontier childhood into the best-selling Little House series. The film reveals the truth behind the bestsellers, exploring a rags-to-riches story that has been embraced by millions of people worldwide.
Following the documentary, nationally-known Laura Ingalls Wilder expert Sarah S Uthoff will join the conversation via video to answer questions and discuss the film. For more information and to register for this free virtual event, visit iowapbs.org/events.
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