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 controversial) presentation: `Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City,' which won a Peabody Award.

Season 5, Episode 14 A Case of Libel

First Aired: May 12, 1986

"A Case of Libel." A 1983 adaptation of Henry Denker's 1963 drama about a former war correspondent accused of being a Communist sympathizer. Bendix: Daniel J. Travanti. Sloane: Edward Asner. Corcoran: Gordon Pinsent. Cleary: Robin Gammell. Coles: Lawrence Dane. Anita: Charlotte Blunt.

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