Who is Bill Kurtis?

With all the talk recently about the lawsuit involving Friendly Productions and the Little House on the Prairie Museum in Independence, Kansas, you’ve probably heard the name Bill Kurtis. With his sister, Kurtis owns the family property including the museum site. This commercial plays like everyone should instantly recognize him, but I don’t think he really has the same name recognition of say Dan Rather or Walter Cronkite. So if you are still struggling to put a face with the name, here is a YouTube link of the first in a series of commercials he’s done for AT&T wireless. The latest features Michael Phelps . Keep an eye out.

Updated with fresh link. March 19, 2013

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Sarah Uthoff - Trundlebed Tales

Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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