What's the Matter with Kansas?

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The 2020 documentary “William Allen White: What’s the Matter with Kansas?” showcases the life and work of William Allen White, a small-town newspaper editor who built a national following as the “Sage of Emporia.” He won three Pulitzer Prizes and became a friend and advisor to presidents and world leaders.

Directed by Kevin Willmott

Willmott is a professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at KU. He is an Oscar winner for best-adapted screenplay for the film "BlacKkKlansman."