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Episode #404: Opal Whiteley

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In the early 1900s, a teenager growing up in the forests and logging camps of Cottage Grove was an international star. It was thought she might become Oregon?s greatest nature writer and teacher. In 1920 her secret childhood diary was published in serialized form -- then later that year as a book. But instead of rising to stardom, Opal became Oregon?s biggest embarrassment ? and mystery. Today many consider her work literary genius; others call her a fraud.
  • Monday, March 31 at 9:30 p.m. on OPB TV
  • Wednesday, April 2 at 2:30 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Wednesday, April 2 at 11:30 p.m. on OPB TV
  • Friday, April 4 at 4:30 a.m. on OPB TV

Season 4 Episodes

Episode #406: White Plague

Most Recent Broadcast: October 21, 2013

Episode #405: The Spirit Of Tek

Most Recent Broadcast: July 15, 2013

Episode #404: Opal Whiteley

Most Recent Broadcast: March 31, 2014

Episode #403: Vortex

Most Recent Broadcast: July 22, 2013

Episode #402: Sagebrush Symphony

Most Recent Broadcast: July 29, 2013

Episode #401: Bull Run

Most Recent Broadcast: August 12, 2013

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