Wed, Nov 14, 1979 120 mins
In Part 1 of this two-part adaptation of John Jakes' third Kent Family novel, the saga turns from aging Revolutionary veteran Philip Kent (Martin Milner) to his two sons: Abraham (Randolph Mantooth), who tries various occupations; and Gilbert (George Deloy), who seems content with publishing, like his father. Elizabeth: Delta Burke. Peggy Kent: Barbara Rush. Pleasant: Ross Martin. Harriet: Harriet Karr. Clapper: Robert Reed. Edna Clapper: Julie Gregg. Pell: Vic Morrow. Gen. Wayne: Allan Rich.