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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 3, Episode 2 Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson

Ken Howard is the seemingly foolish lawyer "Pudd'nhead Wilson" in Mark Twain's 1894 novel about a fair-skinned slave (Lise Hilboldt) who switches her baby with her master's child. Tom: Steven Weber. Chambers: Preston Maybank.