The Stavig Letters

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

The immigrant experience in South Dakota is explored via the letters of Norwegian Lars Stavig, who settled near Sisseton, and his brother Knut, a farmer-fisherman in Norway, who exchanged letters from 1880 to 1938. The docudrama incorporates archival photos and dramatic readings of their letters.

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  • Premiered: March 8, 2011
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: The immigrant experience in South Dakota is explored via the letters of Norwegian Lars Stavig, who settled near Sisseton, and his brother Knut, a farmer-fisherman in Norway, who exchanged letters from 1880 to 1938. The docudrama incorporates archival photo…

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