American Masters

"Little House" TV stars Alison Arngrim and Dean Butler

Clip: 12/29/2020 | 2m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

Two stars of the “Little House” TV series, Alison Arngrim (Nellie Oleson) and Dean Butler (Almanzo Wilder), talk about the international impact of the show, including how it was a favorite of both Ronald Reagan and the Ayatollah of Iran!

Aired: 12/29/20

Rating: NR

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