How Hemingway's Childhood Sparked a Love of Nature, Writing

Clip: Episode 1 | 3m 55s  | Video has closed captioning.

Often fishing and hunting with his father as a young boy, Ernest Hemingway fostered a love for the great outdoors and hoped to become a naturalist like his hero Theodore Roosevelt. As a teenager, he was a passionate reader and took up writing at his school's literary magazine. His mother encouraged him to practice his art, helping form the strict writers' discipline he maintained into adulthood.

Aired: 04/05/21

Rating: NR


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Corporate funding for HEMINGWAY was provided by Bank of America. Major funding was provided by the Annenberg Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, and by ‘The Better Angels Society,’ and …


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