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American Playhouse

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One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 2 King of America

First Aired: January 19, 1982

B.J. Merholz' "King of America" centers on a Greek immigrant (Michael Welden) and his conflict with an exploitative labor agent. Mekakis: Larry Atlas. Markos: Andreas Katsulas.