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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 2, Episode 9 Verse Person Singular

First Aired: March 29, 1983

Richard Kiley---aided by scenery and video effects---presents "Verse Person Singular," a one-man recitation of 12 poems. Included: Poe's "The Raven," Carroll's "The Walrus and the Carpenter," Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and Kipling's "Sestina of the Tramp-Royal."

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