WTIU Documentaries

James Whitcomb Riley: Hoosier Poet

Special | 56m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

During his lifetime (1849–1916), James Whitcomb Riley was one of the most popular poets in America. Now more than 100 years after his death, Riley remains one of the most famous literary figures from Indiana. James Whitcomb Riley: Hoosier Poet explores his lasting legacy and the personal and professional challenges and successes he experienced as he became a beloved literary icon.

Aired: 08/10/17

Rating: NR

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WTIU Documentaries is a local public television program presented by WTIU.