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Video thumbnail: American Masters "Little House" TV stars Alison Arngrim and Dean Butler

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"Little House" TV stars Alison Arngrim and Dean Butler

Arngrim and Butler talk about how the show had fans in Ronald Reagan and the Ayatollah.

"Little House" TV stars Alison Arngrim and Dean Butler

Video thumbnail: American Masters Roxane Gay and others on racist “Little House” depictions

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Roxane Gay and others on racist “Little House” depictions

Roxane Gay, Louise Erdrich and others discuss racist depictions in Wilder’s books.

Roxane Gay and others on racist “Little House” depictions

Video thumbnail: American Masters Until she was an author, money was a struggle for Wilder

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Until she was an author, money was a struggle for Wilder

Until she became a best-selling author, making ends meet was a struggle.

Until she was an author, money was a struggle for Wilder

Video thumbnail: American Masters The secret mother-daughter collaboration on “Little House”

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The secret mother-daughter collaboration on “Little House”

Recent scholarship has shed light on this secret collaboration.

The secret mother-daughter collaboration on “Little House”

Video thumbnail: American Masters Disaster was looming when the Ingalls moved to Minnesota

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Disaster was looming when the Ingalls moved to Minnesota

Disaster struck with the arrival of the Rocky Mountain locust invasion of 1875.

Disaster was looming when the Ingalls moved to Minnesota

Video thumbnail: American Masters The letter from NY that changed Laura Ingalls Wilder's life

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The letter from NY that changed Laura Ingalls Wilder's life

The news, at age 64, from a New York editor was unexpected for Laura Ingalls Wilder.

The letter from NY that changed Laura Ingalls Wilder's life

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

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page trailer

A look at the unlikely author whose fiction helped shape American ideas of the frontier.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page trailer

Video thumbnail: American Masters How the logs of the "Little House" cabin were stolen

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How the logs of the "Little House" cabin were stolen

How the logs that Charles Ingalls used for the little house belonged to Osage Indians.

How the logs of the "Little House" cabin were stolen

Video thumbnail: American Masters The word that Laura refused to say in her wedding vows

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The word that Laura refused to say in her wedding vows

Laura Ingalls' courtship with Almanzo Wilder led to a unique wedding ceremony.

The word that Laura refused to say in her wedding vows