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 4, Episode 15 Displaced Person

First Aired: May 6, 1985

A Kurt Vonnegut Jr. story about a young black "Displaced Person" (Julius Gordon) in post-WWII Germany who believes that an American GI (Stan Shaw) is his father. Sister Agnes: Rosemary Leach. Jackson: Rico Ross. Lieutenant: Neville Aurelius.

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