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WGBH Educational Foundation (Boston, MA 02135-2016)
Mark Samels (Project Director: August 2019 to May 2020)
Susan Bellows (Project Director: May 2020 to present)
American Experience: American Oz

Production of a two-hour documentary about L. Frank Baum and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

This is a request to the National Endowment for the Humanities for funds to support the production of American Oz, a special presentation of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE for national broadcast on PBS. The two-hour film will tell the story of author L. Frank Baum and the making of his classic novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the movie it inspired and the importance of this iconic work in American life.

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Project fields:
U.S. History

Media Projects Production

Public Programs

$550,000 (approved)
$550,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2020 – 4/30/2022