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American Masters has profiled some of the country's greatest authors, including novelists, playwrights, and poets.

Video thumbnail: American Masters Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page

American Masters

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page

An unvarnished look at the unlikely “Little House” series author.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page

Video thumbnail: American Masters N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear

American Masters

N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear

Delve into the enigmatic life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday

N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear

Video thumbnail: American Masters Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

American Masters

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Explore the life of activist and playwright Lorraine Hansberry.

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Video thumbnail: American Masters Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

American Masters

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Dr. Maya Angelou was a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer who inspired generations.

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

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