Season 5, Episode 12 Damien
First Aired: April 28, 1986
“Damien,” Aldyth Morris's one-man play about Joseph Damien de Veuster (Terence Knapp), the 19th-century priest who lived among lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai for 16 years. Father Damien died of leprosy in 1889. First telecast in 1978.
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- Premise: 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)