American Oz

About the Show

When L. Frank Baum published 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' in 1900, he was 44-years-old and had spent much of his life in restless pursuit of his American dream. He continued to reinvent himself, reflecting a uniquely American brand of confidence, imagination and innovation. AMERICAN OZ tells the remarkable story of the man behind one of the most enduring and classic American tales. Part 1 of 2.