Season 19, Episode 7 Willa Cather: The Road Is All

First Aired: September 7, 2005

“Willa Cather: The Road Is All” profiles the prairie-hewn author of such frontier classics as “O Pioneers!” and “My Antonia.” David Strathairn narrates the biography, which teases out the character of the guarded Cather (1873-1947) mostly by analyzing her novels (with excerpts read by Marcia Gay Harden). “Cather felt that her life belonged to her,” says writer Joan Acocella, “and her work belonged to the people.”

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal… (more)

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