South Dakota Documentaries The Stavig Letters
Examining the Norwegian immigrant experience from the perspectives of both countries. Details
Program: South Dakota Documentaries
Episode: The Stavig Letters
A documentary based on the stories of Lars Stavig, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1876, and his brother Knut, who stayed behind in Norway. The two exchanged more than 150 letters spanning more than five decades from 1881 to 1938, the Stavig Letters give voice and reality to the immigrant experience from the perspectives of both countries.
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Premiere Date: 03/08/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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