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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 6, Episode 8 Story of a Marriage

“Story of a Marriage,” Horton Foote's three-part miniseries based on his parents' courtship and early married years in Texas, circa World War I. Part 1 introduces affluent Henry Vaughn (Michael Higgins), who disapproves of the romance developing between his eldest daughter (Hallie Foote) and a salesman (William Converse-Roberts). Laura: Amanda Plummer. Mrs. Vaughn: Rochelle Oliver.