American Playhouse

  • 1982
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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.

Concealed Enemies

“Concealed Enemies,” a two-part dramatization of the Alger Hiss-Whittaker Chambers spy case. Part 1 begins in 1948, when Chambers (John Harkins) accuses Hiss---president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace---of having been a Communist. Hiss: Edward Herrmann. Nixon: Peter Riegert. Priscilla: Maria Tucci.

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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)

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