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Robert Penn Warren: A Vision

Robert Penn Warren: A Vision

This original KET production explores the life and career of Kentucky's most acclaimed writer. He penned the 1946 novel "All the King's Men" which earned the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. He also received two Pulitzer Prizes in poetry and served as our nation's Poet Laureate. The documentary traces Warren's birth (1905) and upbringing in Guthrie, Ky., his years at Vanderbilt University and more.
Length 58:21 Premiere: 10/29/18

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Robert Penn Warren: A Vision

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This original KET production explores the life and career of Kentucky's most acclaimed writer. He penned the 1946 novel "All the King's Men" which earned the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. He also received two Pulitzer Prizes in poetry and served as our nation's Poet Laureate. The documentary traces Warren's birth (1905) and upbringing in Guthrie, Ky., his years at Vanderbilt University and more.

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Robert Penn Warren: A Vision

Premiered On: 05/08/2019

This KET production explores the life and career of Kentucky's most acclaimed writer of the 1946 novel "All the King's Men", which earned him a Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. He also received two Pulitzer Prizes in poetry and served as our nation's Poet Laureate. The documentary traces Warren's birth (1905) and upbringing in Guthrie, Kentucky, his years at Vanderbilt University and eventual inclusion into the Nashville Agrarians, and his path as a poet, novelist, scholar, and journalist.

  • Thursday June 30, 2022 7:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday June 30, 2022 6:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Thursday June 30, 2022 4:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday June 30, 2022 3:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Robert Penn Warren: A Vision

  • Tuesday May 31, 2022 4:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday May 31, 2022 3:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday May 31, 2022 7:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday May 31, 2022 6:30 am CT on KETKY
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Robert Penn Warren: A Vision

Length 58:21 Premiere Date 10/29/18

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