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Idaho Experience

Idaho's Hemingway Special

Season 4 Episode 5 | 39m 20s | WETA Passport

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Many Idahoans are familiar with the general outlines of Ernest Hemingway’s Idaho story: the celebrities, the Sun Valley Resort, his death by suicide at home along the Big Wood River. What is less known is how his time in Idaho influenced the writer’s life, loves and literary output. We explore what Hemingway’s life in Idaho tells us about our state’s cultural landscape.

Aired: 03/04/21 | Rating: TV-G

Major Funding by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation. Additional Funding by Anne Voillequé and Louise Nelson, Judy and Steve Meyer, Richard K. and Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation, the Friends of Idaho Public Television, Idaho Public Television Endowment and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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