What do Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., John Dillinger, Colonel Eli Lilly and Ernie Pyle have in common? They’re all legendary figures with strong ties to the Hoosier state.
“Indiana Legends” is a documentary series telling the stories of famous Hoosiers in science, government, discovery, law, education, industry, medicine, sports, literature, religion, and the arts.
Known as the Crossroads of America, the state of Indiana has produced many figures of local and national prominence. Legendary Hoosiers span the centuries, from William Henry Harrison (ninth President of the United States) in the early 19th century to renowned violinist Joshua Bell in the 21st. In chronicling the lives of the Indiana’s most remarkable sons and daughters, “Indiana Legends” crafts a vivid and intimate portrait of the state and its citizens.
The half hour documentaries in this series present vibrant stories of Hoosier men and women whose lives inspire us and testify to the remarkable human capacity for ingenuity, drive, creative passion, physical prowess and courage. Through in-depth interviews and rich, revealing footage, “Indiana Legends” is visual storytelling at its best, bringing its subjects fully to life.