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Hemingway

Sen. John McCain on His Hero from 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'

Published in the fall of 1940 at the end of the Spanish Civil War, Hemingway's "For Whom the Bell Tolls" follows character Robert Jordan, a young American college instructor, in his fight against fascism. Senator John McCain discusses the profound impact the novel and its hero had on him.

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Spanish Version | The Blank Page (1944-1961)
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1:44:41
Hemingway

Spanish Version | The Blank Page (1944-1961)

Hemingway publica "El viejo y el mar", pero el deterioro de su estado mental lo supera.
Season 1 Episode 6
Spanish Version | The Avatar (1929-1944)
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Episode
1:46:56
Hemingway

Spanish Version | The Avatar (1929-1944)

Tras alcanzar la fama, Hemingway hace un reportaje sobre la Guerra Civil española.
Season 1 Episode 5
Spanish Version | A Writer (1899-1929)
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1:55:56
Hemingway

Spanish Version | A Writer (1899-1929)

Después de mudarse a París, Hemingway tiene éxito con su segunda novela, Adiós a las armas
Season 1 Episode 4
The Blank Page (1944-1961)
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Episode
1:44:41
Hemingway

The Blank Page (1944-1961)

Hemingway writes The Old Man and the Sea but is overcome by mental illness.
Season 1 Episode 3
The Avatar (1929-1944)
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Episode
1:46:56
Hemingway

The Avatar (1929-1944)

Hemingway, having achieved literary fame, goes to report on the Spanish Civil War.
Season 1 Episode 2
A Writer (1899-1929)
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Episode
1:55:56
Hemingway

A Writer (1899-1929)

Hemingway moves to Paris and finds success with his second novel, "A Farewell to Arms."
Season 1 Episode 1
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