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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 8 Sandburg: Echoes and Silences

First Aired: March 2, 1982

"Carl Sandburg---Echoes and Silences" celebrates the poet-historian's visions in a biographical portrait that includes newsreel clips, stills, readings, dramatic vignettes and interviews with his daughter and granddaughter. In an epilogue, John Cullum portrays the writer in a one-man show.