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American Experience: Walt Whitman

2008 Rated NR 2hr

The world knows Walt Whitman as one of America's most influential poets. This "American Experience" documentary reveals that Whitman rose from working-class roots and labored as a newspaper reporter before penning his seminal work, Leaves of Grass. Constantly seeking approval for his literary efforts, Whitman was alternately acclaimed and reviled for the daring sexual overtones he employed.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.