Wilder

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Episodes: 14


 Dec 7, 2023

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 Aug 7, 2023
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Jack Kerouac but make it a girl with braids. Carrie Bradshaw, but without the sex, and also braids. An American Icon. An American Odyssey. American propaganda. Violently so, in some cases. Laura Ingalls Wilder is evergreen. For better or worse. Since the first Little House book was published in 1932, generations of readers have flocked to Laura’s cozy stories of the Ingalls family settling the Western frontier. The series inspired a TV show, pageants, and entire fashion lines. Behind this franchise is a woman who experienced almost a full century of American history. She’d made her first trips in a covered wagon, and eventually flew on a jet plane. Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life and legacy remain as powerful, mesmerizing, controversial, and violent as the America she represents. In a country currently at odds with itself and its history could there be a better time for an exploration of this woman?


Episode Date
BONUS: "Oh, that Nellie Oleson!" with Alison Anrgrim
Oct 20, 2023
10. “It can never be a long time ago.”
Aug 31, 2023
BONUS: Caroline Fraser’s Prairie Fires
Aug 17, 2023
BONUS: A chat with Melissa Gilbert
Aug 10, 2023
9. The Business of Laura
Aug 03, 2023
8. Little Landon on the Prairie
Jul 27, 2023
7. The Problem of Laura
Jul 20, 2023
6. Outside the Little Houses
Jul 13, 2023
5. This American Life
Jul 06, 2023
4. Daughter Dearest pt. 2: Politics and Rose
Jun 29, 2023
3. Daughter Dearest pt. 1: The Hurricane
Jun 22, 2023
2. Heroine with a Thousand Faces
Jun 15, 2023
1. "Now is Now"
Jun 08, 2023
Introducing "Wilder"
Jun 01, 2023